KALAMAZOO--Kalamazoo Film Society presents the Golden Globe-nominated thriller "The Skin I Live In," starring Antonio Banderas and Elena Anaya, Friday through Sunday, Feb. 10-12, in the Little Theatre at Western Michigan University.
Show times are 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday; 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2:30, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5.
After his wife is burned in a car crash, an eminent but unscrupulous plastic surgeon becomes interested in creating a new skin which he believes could have saved her. For 12 years he works to cultivate this impervious skin replacement, but to do so he needs an accomplice and a human guinea pig. His faithful and doting childhood caretaker becomes his accomplice, but who becomes--and what happens to--his guinea pig makes a master film maker's latest an over-the-top mix of horror and melodrama.
Co-written and directed by Pedro Almodovar, "The Skin I Live In" is rated R for sexual content, nudity and violence. Released in 2011, the film has a run time of 117 minutes and is shown in Spanish with English subtitles.
Parking and directions
The Little Theatre is located at the corner of Oakland Drive and Oliver Lane on WMU's East Campus. Free off-street parking is available behind the theatre.