Under the Skin
Who shall I have next?...
This film will not appeal to everyone, as it is slow-moving and designed to make you think. The plotline concerns an alien who assumes the form of an alluring female and prowls the streets of Scotland, leading lonely and unsuspecting men to their doom. However as she goes from victim to victim, she starts to change and to realise things about herself. Note that there is quite a bit of nudity, especially full-frontal male nudity.
106 minutes , No persons under 16 (Nudity) Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, On the art circuit
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Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams, Lynsey Taylor Mackay, Dougie McConnell, Kevin McAlinden
Jonathan Glazer Screenplay Walter Campbell, Jonathan Glazer, from the novel by Michel Faber Music Mica Levi Cinematography Daniel Landin Editing Paul Watts Sound formats Dolby Digital Soundtrack Available
Made in 2013
Produced by Film4, BFI, Silver reel, Creative Scotland, FilmNation Entertainment, Nick Wechsler Productions, JW Films, Scottish Screen, UK Film Council
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FPB Report (SA)
Language Strong and frequent
Nudity Strong impact and somewhat frequent
Sex Infrequent and frequent (sic - Ed.)
Violence Strong and frequent
Drug abuse None
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.
CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)
Suggested age limit Positive messages Positive role models 16
Violence Sex Language
Consumerism Drinking, drugs, smoking
Scale (Max) 20 South African Media
Cape Argus/The Star Theresa Smith 10
Die Burger Laetitia Pople 15
Cape Times Todd McCarthy 10 International Media
ReelViews (USA) James Berardinelli 15
Rolling Stone (US) Peter Travers 18
Metacritic.com 42 critics 16
RottenTomatoes.com 168 critics 16
RottenTomatoes.com Tomatometer 17
Movie Review Query Engine (USA) MRQE critics 15
CommonSenseMedia (USA) Staff evaluation 10
IMDB 6144 Netizens 15
Average .. 71% 14
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