In Her Skin
In Her Skin (2011)

This is a true story: It's what every parent fears: their child not coming home when they're meant to. On the evening of March 1st, 1999 Rachel Barber, a fifteen year old student, doesn't climb off the tram to meet her dad,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 11, 2011
DVD Release Date: February 11, 2011
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Sam Adams
AV Club

The first red flag is the opening title card, which reads "This is a true story." The use of "is" rather than "based on" or "inspired by" is a harbinger of the lack of perspective and humility that enables the film's most egregious excesses.

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Brian Orndorf

It's on the sloppy side, but the primary textures of alarm are sustained and sharply performed, making for a gut-wrenching viewing experience with a foundation in reality that's too awful to bear.

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Erik Childress

The makers of In Her Skin must be prepared to cut a check to anyone who ever read, wrote, made, or saw The Lovely Bones.

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familiar stranger
If it's true that the director claims "the film was made to give Rachel back her voice", I highly doubt that statement. It's more about… More
Doctor Strangeblog
A gradual buildup of dread and punctuated outbursts of explosive rage mark this disturbing true story adaptation from Australia. What distinguishes <i>In… More
Cynthia S.
A well-acted, and disturbing, biodrama about the murder of an innocent teen by her jealous former baby sitter. Bradley excels as the tormented killer, as does… More
Deb Jarnagin
Weird!!!!! I agree with the critics
Sylvester Kuo
The acting is terrifyingly bad, it's just so hard to watch these morons obviously are not impatient about finding out their daughter's whereabouts.… More