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Mysterious Skin

Not Rated In Theaters 05/6/2005 , 99min.
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80%
Viewer score based on 1 ratings
74%
Critic score based on 31 reviews

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
A startling portrayal of how the cycle of abuse plays itself out in the lives of its victims. Full Review
Dana Stevens
The New York Times
A gorgeous, heartbreaking and utterly convincing work of art. Full Review
David Edelstein
Slate
Araki is trying to work from the inside out; and he captures feelings about sexual exploitation that I've never seen onscreen--not all of them negative. Full Review
David Rooney
Variety
By turns spiky and lyrical, this unsettling drama will be anathema to many audiences, but is bound to be a provocative, talked-about release. Full Review
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
A helter-skelter ride of the soul, an unblinking, white-knuckle crash landing into the mushy mysteries of the subconscious. Full Review

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