The Skin I Live In is Pedro Almodovar’s latest film, based on Thierry Jonquet’s novel Mygale. The film recently premiered at Cannes and stars Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, and Marisa Paredes. According to /Film the story revolves around a plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert Ledgard (Banderas), who “manages to cultivate a skin that is a real shield against every assault. In addition to years of study and experimentation, Robert needed a further three things: no scruples, an accomplice and a human guinea pig. Scruples were never a problem. Marilia, the woman who looked after him from the day he was born, is his most faithful accomplice. And as for the human guinea pig….”
The movie sounds totally creepy and also great.