In Their Skin

Synopsis: After the accidental death of their six-year-old daughter, the Hughes family escape their busy upscale suburban life and head to their isolated cottage for some quality time. An evening with their friendly neighbors is suddenly interrupted when one mans obsession with perfection escalates into a violent struggle, forcing the families to go beyond what they ever thought they were capable of in order to survive.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Production: IFC Midnight
  2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min

[projector ratcheting]

[car engine rumbling]

[radio static]

[indistinct speech]

# Mm, mm-mm #

# Mm-mm, mm, mm #

# Mm, mm-mm #

# Mm-mm, mm, mm #

# Wild about his

crazy clothes he Wears #

# Tan shoes with #


It's really warm down

southeast during the day today.

We had a temperature

of 68 degrees.

Cold air,

unseasonably cold air

coming down

out of the northeast,

clashing with

this warm air mass.

Now We have

strong thunderstorms

right now across...

[voice fades]

Along Interstate 5,

heading north,

it's thundering

with heavy showers...

[ominous music]


[engine revving]

7 inches of rain

in the northeast

has caused Widespread

flash flooding

in portions of the...

[voice fades]

There is a severe Weather

Warning in that area

for possible severe

thunderstorms and flooding.

[voice fades]


High Winds

in the Ash/and Lake area

have knocked out power

and caused a blackout.

[car door slams shut]

[gun clicks]


[phone buzzing]




No, we're just about to hit

the road.

What's up?

No, it's fine.

No, I faxed those

three documents

to the registry yesterday.

Before noon.

Well, call Wendy

and tell her I'll call him later

and smooth it over.



All right,

talk to you in a bit.




[brakes squeak]

All right.



All right, Harris.


Come on.

Welcome back.

It's been a while.

Good to see you.


Come on.

Getting a little

head start on her

this time around,

are we?

Yeah, trying

to beat the rush.

Well, if it's peace and quiet

you're after,

it doesn't get any quieter

than this lately.

- Come on.

- That sounds nice.


Well, not if you're trying

to run a business.


Well, when do you usually

start seeing people?

Oh, it's a few weeks yet.

There's a couple of families-

they pop in and out, you know,

the, uh, Dunbars.

Oh, no, I don't know.


Oh, nice family.

Yeah, but they don't

really reside,

except for the-

Oh, what's their names?

I'm not sure.

One sec.

L, uh...

I heard about

that little blonde angel

of yours.

My deepest sympathies.

What happened?

If you don't mind

my asking.

An accident.




Brendon, come on.

We're leaving.


[branches snapping]


Come on,

you're scaring me.

Stop with the games.

We have to leave.

" Mom'?

' [sighs]


what are you doing?

Brendon, you scared me.

Harris, come here.

[branch snaps]


What would you do

with a set of tools

if I bought them for you?

Watch out!

Come on, Harris.

K-9 unit coming through!

Brendon, inside.


[dog barking]

My God.

He never stops.

He'll be fine.

Brendon, come wash up.



Ah, f*ck.

Come on.

Come on.

It's cold, huh?

Go get it.

Are you okay?

I'm fine.


Do you miss us?

I'm too busy

missing her.

I'm sorry.

No, it's fine.

Trust me.


What do you think

I'm doing all this for?


Doing what exactly?

Spending time

with your family?

That came out wrong.

You know, I cut into

my work schedule too.

I know that.

I know that.

Let's just not

talk about it right now.

Listen, I want

to make this work.

Who's that?

[brakes squeak]

[engine idling]

Brendon, stay close.

Harris, Harris!

Come back!

What are they doing?


Shh, shh...

I don't know.

[dog barking]

Hey, come here, buddy.

Come here right now.

[barking continues]

Harris, come here.

- Hey.

- Harris.

Should I...

No, stay here.

Hey, you know what,

come on, let's head back.

What, now?


- Mary...

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