Under the Skin

Synopsis: An alien entity inhabits the earthly form of a young woman who combs the roads and streets of Scotland in search of the human prey she came to plunder. She seduces her isolated and forsaken male victims into an otherworldly dimension where they are stripped and consumed. However, existence in all its complexity begin to change the alien visitor. She begins to discover herself as human with tragic and terrifying consequences.
Director(s): Jonathan Glazer
Production: A24
  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 25 wins & 101 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.3
Metacritic:
78
Rotten Tomatoes:
84%
R
Year:
2013
108 min
$2,326,121
Website
1,537 Views

[ FEMALE VOICE PRONOUNCING LETTERS ]

T... D...

S... Z... Th...

B... T... V...

H... T... D... K... G...

S... Z... P... B...

Ba-Ba... T... T...

K... Kuh... Ch...

Th... V... Th...

Zzz... Sss... Bzz... Ch...

B- B-Buh... V-V-Vuh...

G- G-Guh... D-D-Duh...

B- B-Buh... B-B-Buh...

B- B-Beh... B-B-Beh... Bah...

N- N-Nuh... N-N-Nuh...

N- N-Nuh... No.

N- N-Nuh... N-N-Nuh...

N- N-Nuh... No.

N- N-Nuh...

F... Feel... Field...

Fill... Filled... Filts...

Foil... Failed... Fell...

Felds... Pill... Pills...

Pall... Nall...

Foal... Foals...

Fold... Fold...

Pool...

Sell... Se...

[ DOORS CLOSING ]

[ MOTORCYCLE ENGINE STARTS ]

[ VAN ENGINE STARTS ]

[ WOMEN CHATTERING ]

[ CHATTERING CONTINUES ]

[ CHATTERING, SHOUTING ]

[ CHATTERING, SHOUTING CONTINUES ]

[ HORN HONKS ]

I'm looking for the M8.

Eh...

[ CHUCKLES ]

Aye, you've gotta go straight

along that way and...

This is gonna be pure hard to explain.

- Do you know where the Asda is?

- No.

Yeah, I don't even know what

way you're pointin'. What?

- See, if you just drive

straight along up there... - Yes?

And see the traffic lights up there?

Take a right.

Then you'll go past Ibrox Stadium, right?

And go straight through a roundabout.

Then take a left.

So it's right, then just...

And it's there.

The motorway is there.

It's back of Asda.

You'll see it.

- Back of Asda, see?

- Okay.

- Am I keeping you from something?

- [ CHUCKLES ] No.

- Where are you going?

- Along here.

- For what? For work?

- No, I need to go meet somebody.

- Oh, you're going to meet someone.

- Aye.

All right.

Thank you. Sure.

[ SIREN WAILING ]

[ WOMAN ]

I'm looking for a post office.

[ MAN ] Post office?

Yes.

Where are you from?

Where I am from?

Yeah.

Albania.

Oh, are you?

You have family here?

Yes.

Oh, you do.

That's the reason I'm saying

you have to go another way...

for another...

It's after the shopping ce...

Hi.

Lost?

Yeah, lost.

What are you looking for?

I'm looking for the M8.

Up to the roundabout...

Are you walking?

Yep.

- Where are you walking to?

- Home.

Oh, you're going home. To your family?

No, no, just myself.

Just yourself?

Aye. It's great.

Yeah? How?

I can do whatever I like.

So where are you coming from?

Govan. Right there.

Sorry?

Govan.

Govan? Do you work there?

No, no.

Don't work there.

I work for myself.

Do you want a lift?

Eh... Aye, why not?

You'll have to tell me how to get there.

Just follow this road straight up.

Okay.

Sure.

[ ENGINE STARTS ]

So what do you do?

Electrician.

Oh, you're an electrician.

[ GROANS ]

It's cold, right?

Ah, it's a wee bit nippy, aye.

Yeah.

So what is it youse all doing?

I'm...

I'm just, uh, driving...

just, uh... some furniture

for my family and...

Oh, right?

Yeah.

So you live alone?

Yes.

And you love it?

Aye. It's great.

What do you love about living alone?

- Nobody to nag you.

- Do I go straight through?

Yeah, just straight through.

Straight through the whole way.

[ CHATTERING ]

It should be just cart around that

street and stay in the right hand lane.

What's that?

That's a tattoo of my name.

Of your name?

Yeah.

What's your name?

Andy.

Andy. Hi.

Pleased to meet you.

- Nice to meet you too.

- Thank you very much.

[ WOMAN SHOUTS ]

Andy!

Want me?

[ MAN ] You coming?

[ ANDY CHATTERING, INDISTINCT, FADES ]

The spot back here, you get... you put

your hand out. Anybody can stop.

There's lonely old guys.

Know what I mean?

It was... Hey, might as well check

her out, driving away in a big van.

- Sure you can drive this, huh?

Huh? - [ LAUGHS ]

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