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Summary: 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... Loosely based on Thierry Jonquet's 1995 novel "Mygale." (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Runtime: 117 min
Rating: Rated R for disturbing violent content including sexual assault, strong sexuality, graphic nudity, drug use and language.
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Production: El Deseo S.A.
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Language: Spanish
Home Release Date: Mar 6, 2012 Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: