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Under the Skin
Scarlett Johansson and Paul Brannigan




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An alien assumes the form of an alluring female (Scarlett Johansson) and prowls the streets of Scotland, leading lonely and unsuspecting men to their doom in director Jonathan Glazer's surreal adaptation of Michel Faber's genre-bending novel of the same name.

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Overview

An alien assumes the form of an alluring female (Scarlett Johansson) and prowls the streets of Scotland, leading lonely and unsuspecting men to their doom in director Jonathan Glazer's surreal adaptation of Michel Faber's genre-bending novel of the same name.

Main Cast & Crew

Jonathan Glazer - Director
Scarlett Johansson
Paul Brannigan
Jessica Mance
Joe Szula
Krystof Hadek
Jeremy McWilliams
Lynsey Taylor Mackay
Dougie McConnell
Kevin McAlinden

 

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Blu-Ray Disc Format
  • Format: Blu-ray (Digital Copy)
  • Run Time: 107
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 031398201229
  • Genre: Science Fiction
  • Rating: R (MPAA) (graphic nudity, sexual content, some violence and language)
  • Release Date: July 2014

Related Categories:
Movies > Science-Fiction/Fantasy

Related Keywords:
Aliens
Science-Fiction
Extraterrestrials
Alien Life Forms

 

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Reviews:
5 stars out of 5 -- "Glazer has turned in what could well be the most beguiling, inventive, atmospheric and unnerving Brit-pic of the year." - 03/10/2014 Total Film


"Much of this is fascinating, as far as it goes, but it wouldn't go as far as it does into drama were it not for Ms. Johansson's wonderfully strange performance." - 04/03/2014 Wall Street Journal


"Watching this film feels like a genesis moment -- of sci-fi fable, of filmmaking, of performance -- with all the ambiguity and excitement that implies." - 04/03/2014 Los Angeles Times


4 stars out of 4 -- "This is what we talk about when we talk about film as art." - 04/14/2014 Chicago Sun-Times


"UNDER THE SKIN lets its nightmarish imagery do the talking, forgoing explanation in favor of total sensory immersion." -- Grade: A- - 04/03/2014 A.V. Club


4 stars out of 4 -- "UNDER THE SKIN is hideously beautiful. Its life force is overwhelming."  - 04/04/2014 RogerEbert.com


3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The result is an amazement, a film of beauty and shocking gravity." - 04/03/2014 Rolling Stone


"UNDER THE SKIN is not only genuinely experimental but feels authentically alien..." - 04/03/2014 Film Comment


"Scarlett Johansson as an extraterrestrial femme fatale cruising the streets of Glasgow in Jonathan Glazer’s cerebral sci-fi horror fantasy UNDER THE SKIN is an indelible personification of predatory allure." - 04/04/2014 New York Times


"It’s perhaps best to consider Glazer’s film to be an avant garde midnight movie, using familiar genre conventions to explore conceptual philosophical ideas." - 04/11/2014 Uncut

 

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