In My Skin (Dans ma peau)
In My Skin (Dans ma peau) (2002)

Esther is an ambitious 30-year-old woman. One fateful night at a party, she seriously hurts her leg, however can't seem to feel the pain. This incident propels her toward the start of a self-destructive compulsion, and an exploration of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 7, 2002
DVD Release Date: April 20, 2004
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

As it is, it's a silly, if simultaneously deadpan and stomach-churning, psychological portrait of one crazy lady.

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Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune

A spellbinding, forceful film that refuses to be ignored.

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Cole Smithey

Unpleasant and irredeemable.

Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News

All you're left with is a bloody mess, in more ways than one.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

As disquieting a portrait of psychosis as has ever spilled across the screen.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...without a single glimpse into what makes Esther tick, it's impossible to feel a single thing towards her except apathy.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

Like most stories about addiction, it turns into a bit of a bore.

C.W. Nevius
San Francisco Chronicle

A bloody mess.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Infused with a keen sense of intelligence.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Drew Smith
Subversive, dirty and brave, this feels like something that would have been a Video Nasty three decades ago. Its boldness is by far its greatest quality, and… More
El Hombre Invisible
On a purely visceral level, In My Skin is incredibly disturbing, if only for the graphic scenes of self-mutilation. Once you get past that, well, it's… More
Luke Baldock
In My Skin is a disturbing and very psychological film. It tells the story of a woman that injures herself at a party. Unaware of the severity of the leg wound,… More
jd cryptic
A story about a woman tearing, eating, and slowly self mutilating herself. Literally. In My Skin is a bizarre, bloody grotesque, and disturbing little film.… More
Lee ?
Morbidly interesting and gripping extreme French drama about a woman that becomes obsessed with her skin after recieving a nasty gash to her leg which triggers… More
Ken Stachnik
so unsettling...oh's...I feel so dirty