A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

  1. Pedro Almodóvar

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Thierry Jonquet


Top Billed Cast

  1. Antonio Banderas

    Antonio Banderas

    Doctor Robert Ledgard

  2. Elena Anaya

    Elena Anaya

    Vera Cruz

  3. Marisa Paredes

    Marisa Paredes


  4. Jan Cornet

    Jan Cornet


  5. Roberto Álamo

    Roberto Álamo


Full Cast & Crew

The Skin I Live In
The Skin I Live In


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Original Title La piel que habito

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 14, 2011


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language Spanish

Runtime 1h 57m

Budget $13,000,000.00

Revenue $5,774,854.00

Homepage http://www.lapielquehabito.com



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