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Skin of Man, Heart of Beast

Released Aug 11, 1999 1h 38m Drama List
81% Tomatometer 16 Reviews
In the remote countryside of southern France the fragments of a troubled family reconvene as seen by the youngest child, Aurelie (Cathy Hinderchied). The unexpected return of Aurelie's uncle after a 15 year absence eventually brings to the surface the threads of loyalty that underpin the family but also the violence underlying its tenuous existence. Read More Read Less

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Empire Magazine Rated: 3/5 Dec 30, 2006 Full Review Frank Scheck Hollywood Reporter A simmering psychological drama in which the bursts of sudden violence are all the more startling for the slow buildup that has preceded them. Jul 16, 2002 Full Review Jan Stuart Newsday The all-French cast is marveilleux. Rated: 3.5/4 Jun 21, 2002 Full Review Film Threat Rated: 3/5 Dec 6, 2005 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 2/5 Aug 27, 2005 Full Review Film Threat Rated: 3/5 Dec 31, 2002 Full Review Read all reviews
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Movie Info

Synopsis In the remote countryside of southern France the fragments of a troubled family reconvene as seen by the youngest child, Aurelie (Cathy Hinderchied). The unexpected return of Aurelie's uncle after a 15 year absence eventually brings to the surface the threads of loyalty that underpin the family but also the violence underlying its tenuous existence.
Director
Hélène Angel
Producer
Pascal Caucheteux
Screenwriter
Hélène Angel, Jean-Claude Janer, Agnès de Sacy
Distributor
Leisure Time Features
Production Co
Why Not Productions, Centre National de la Cinematographie, Le Studio Canal +, Arte France Cinema
Genre
Drama
Original Language
Canadian French
Release Date (Theaters)
Aug 11, 1999, Original
Box Office (Gross USA)
$1.1K
Runtime
1h 38m
Sound Mix
Dolby Stereo, Surround