Under Our Skin Synopsis
A frightening expose of our corrupt medical system and its failure to address one of the most serious epidemics of our times.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
The information it presents is eye-opening for medical consumers and health professionals of any stripe. And the film incidentally makes a...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The movie is frightening not only because of the severe effects the ailment can have on the human body but also because it shows that many...
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75

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
This compelling account of the explosive growth of Lyme disease grows to encompass all the peculiar politics, corruption and inertia of...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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We may not get to argue both sides of the debate, but Under Our Skin stirs the deepest emotions and reveals the most unsettling truth:...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Both informative and persuasive, Under Our Skin targets both the heart and brain to advocate for the Lyme disease community.
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70

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Scary enough to make the faint of heart decide never to venture into the woods or to lie on the grass again without protective covering.
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70

Variety

Takes a creative, humanistic approach that makes the complex material dramatic and visually interesting.
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70

Los Angeles Times

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Frightening, powerful stuff.
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50

Boston Globe

Heartbreaking stories of patients suffering life-shattering illness make Under Our Skin compelling. It would have been an even better movie...
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40

Film Threat

By Phil Hall
Wilson overstuffs the film with endless artsy shots of nature.
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Under Our Skin gets under your skin

By madtodd
This documentary is a must see. The film clearly positions that politics and not medicine is the driving force behind diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. Some briefly mentioned facts about...

Very Shocking and Informative!

By denahayes
A Must See...

A MUST SEE!!! EYE OPENER!

By Standinfelicity
This movie was eye opening, well done and presented both sides of the debate. The film portrays the lives of hundreds of people who are sadly caught up in a fierce battle between disease and politics....