Erster verstörender Teaser zu Pedro Almodovars neuem Film „The Skin I Live In“, welcher demnächst in Cannes Premiere feiern wird. In der Hauptrolle als skrupelloser (und wohl auch geistig nicht ganz gesunder) Schönheitschirurgh ist Antonio Banderas zu sehen, der damit in 2011 neben Steven Soderbergh’s „Haywire“ und dem Noir-Thriller „The Big Bang“ gleich drei aussichtsreiche Filmprojekte am Start hat.
Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has been interested in creating a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he 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…