Under the Skin (1997)
First screened in February 2004 / Most recently screened in December 2011
Director: Carine Adler. Cast: Samantha Morton, Claire Rushbrook, Rita Tushingham, Christine Tremarco, Stuart Townsend, Matthew Delamere, Mark Womack, Crissy Rock. Screenplay: Carine Adler.

Twitter Capsule: Adler, crew, and cast make this work as a story and a film, not just a performance showcase. But what performances!

VOR:   Maybe overgenerous, but films this tiny-budgeted rarely make such big stylistic claims. Adler, Morton going places.

Photo © 1997 BFI/Channel Four Television/
Strange Dog Productions, © 1998 Arrow Entertainment

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Toronto International Film Festival: FIPRESCI Prize
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Actress (Morton); Best New Filmmaker (Adler)

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