Under the Skin (1997)

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  • Skin Working


When their beloved mother dies suddenly from a brain tumour, two sisters living in Liverpool, Iris and Rose, are grief-stricken. Rose who is pregnant manages to come to terms with the loss, while Iris is thrown into crisis and seeks comfort in a succession of unsatisfactory sexual encounters with men that lead into a downward spiral of self-humiliation.

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