A teenager who went missing and was presumed dead returns home after eight years to find a family deeply affected by his disappearance. Gradually, doubts arise about whether he really is the missing boy or an impostor.
Directed by Isa Campo and Isaki Lacuesta, La Propera Pell, tells the story of a boy who comes back years after he went missing presumed dead. Eight years have elapsed since the incident, so his arrival prompts a lot of unanswered questions. Where has he been? Is he who he says he is and who the authorities claim he is?
The Next Skin (La propera pell)
Directed by Isaki Lacuesta and Isa Campo
Produced by Corte y Confección de Películas, Sentido Films, La Termita Films (Spain) and Bord Cadre Films (Switzerland).
Festivals & Awards
Goya Award: Best Supporting Actress for Emma Suárez
Gaudí Awards: Best Film, Best Actress (Emma Suárez), Best Script
Málaga Film Festival 2016: Best Direction (Isa Campo & Isaki Lacuesta), Best Actress (Emma Suárez), Best Editing (Domi Parra), Jury's Prize, Critics's Prize & Young Jury's Prize.
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2016
Àlex Monner, Emma Suárez, Sergi López, Bruno Todeschini, Igor Szpakowski.
& Sílvia Bel, Greta Fernández, Mikel Iglesias.
LA PROPERA PELL (THE NEXT SKIN)
Wednesday, February 12th
Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49th St, New York
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