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.

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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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The unpleasant narrative makes for a disturbing but not a good drama.

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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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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
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
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
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
Jesse Ortega
Not a terrible movie. Just one that, unfortunately considering its based on a real event, isn't structurally sound nor is it that well written in some… More
Deb Jarnagin
Weird!!!!! I agree with the critics