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Under the Skin


Very loosely based on the novel by Michel Faber.  It’s about an alien (Scarlet Johansson) who visits Earth.  She apparently steals the body of a human and then tracks down prey in her van, travelling through the streets of Glasgow.  465 more words

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Under the Skin.

Under the Skin is a highly ambitious film. It impresses so much in its opening half hour, setting up expectations that it ultimately struggles to live up to. 652 more words


Under the Skin (2013)

Certificate: 15 Runtime: 1h48m

Under the Skin, Jonathan Glazer’s blend of sci-fi and horror, has been described as both ‘erotic’ and ‘disturbing’. It is an adaption of Michel Faber’s 2000 novel of the same name. 185 more words

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Jonathan Glazer gets Under The Skin

For a film which has been liberally compared to a whole host of experimental movies – most notably with the work of Stanley Kubrick, Nicolas Roeg and David Lynch – … 498 more words


Under The Skin (2014)

Laura (Scarlett Johansson) is on the prowl. She’s driving through the streets of Glasgow in search of single men, ostensibly asking them for directions but in reality trying to lure them back to her apartment, which sits atop a block of flats that seem to be forever shrouded in fog. 706 more words

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