Sandy George has five reasons to watch Pedro Almodovar's bizarro melodrama.
Sex appeal abounds Antonio Banderas is one of this planet's most undeniably hot actors. He could play a verandah post and still look sexy. In The Skin I Live In he plays the renowned plastic surgeon Robert Ledgard, who has developed a resi...
Self-styled parody breaks out in hives.
CANNES: Pedro Almodovar bites off a bit more than he can chew in his camp psychodrama of Frankenstein proportions, The Skin I Live In. Ostensibly about a mad scientist and his magnificent obsession, the film explores notions of beauty, gender,...
Almodovar's most wonderfully moving and mature film to date.
Manuela is grief-stricken after the death of her son, so she returns to her home town of Barcelona to find his father. But, her husband turned into Lola a long time ago, a transvestite of dubious and destructive morals. And old friend of both...
There are some literally breathtaking moments in this classy exercise in the supernatural.
During the Spanish Civil War, Casares (Federico Luppi) and the one-legged Carmen (Marisa Paredes) operate an orphanage located miles from anywhere; hidden somewhere in the place is a cache of gold ingots funding for the Republican cause.