• Released
  • November 7, 2003
  • 1 hr 33 min
  • Drama
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89

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
An antidote to holiday cheer like no other, this French tale of psychological horror is as harsh as they come -– it’s like finding a severed finger in your stocking and then finding it’s even better with hollandaise.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
As psychological drama, In My Skin falls short. But as pure horror, it's unforgettable.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Needless to say, In My Skin isn't for everybody. It's recommended to viewers who, like Esther, want to feel something, no matter how distasteful.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The results are unsparingly perverse and oddly spellbinding.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
In My Skin takes that pain/pleasure principle and magnifies it until you're either dumbstruck or running screaming from the theater.
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70

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
A truly trangressive film as unsettling as it is psychologically acute.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
An experience you won't easily shake.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Even aside from the metaphorical aspect, this may be the first movie to give a precise sense of what drives people who self-mutilate.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

A bizarre exercise in perversion that will well test even the most jaded art house audiences' appetite for the offbeat.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By C.W. Nevius
A bloody mess.
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68 out of 100
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