• Scarlett Johansson in 'Under The Skin', showing on SBS Viceland this Sunday, October 6th (SBS Movies)Source: SBS Movies
There's lots going on in 'Under the Skin'.
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24 Jan 2017 - 2:26 PM  UPDATED 25 Jan 2017 - 10:51 AM

We're happy to report that Jonathan Glazer's artful science fiction horror film, Under The Skin, is newly arrived at SBS On Demand. It's quite unlike anything else you'll find among the 900+ movies available for streaming. 

Scarlett Johansson plays an otherworldly woman who scouts the cities of Scotland for solitary, single men.  When she selects one to take home, what transpires is something altogether different from the suggested one night stand. The men are never seen again, and she moves on to the next town, scanning the streets for the next victim who won't believe his good fortune (and has every right to second guess himself), when the sexy stranger invites him into her van.   

There's much to discuss in the atmospheric drama: its sexual politics; Scarlett's performance; what in the hell it all means. So join us for the latest episode of SBS' new culture podcast, The Playlist, as we give it a red hot go. 


Then watch the film for yourself at SBS on Demand:

Under the Skin: Scarlett Johansson & Jonathan Glazer interview
While some would argue Scarlett Johansson plays the 'perfect seductress' in all her movies, in Under the Skin she really is one. The only problem: she’s an alien.