under the skin

Dannie 2022-04-22 07:01:18

See the world from an alien's point of view. The subtitles should not appear, because when we as aliens do not understand, they should be placed on the actor's performance. The actress is like an alien, choosing the right characters step by step, like doing a task. Extreme, obvious love and hate, feel the tone of the film through the music, like a sci-fi movie. Do one thing repeatedly in the front, and humanize it in the back. To get things done, get things done, put on lipstick, where you live, where the peasant class lives, so you don't get discovered. The real crowd, separated from others, put the camera on the car. When people walk into abnormal houses, there is no display of violence. The front shows the task, the back shows the happiness of being a human being, and the second half is shown from a female perspective, such as the female victim at the end. The point of change is the ugly man. She can't tell the ugly. After looking in the mirror, she saw herself, so she kept driving. In the white fog, she actually knew it very well, but she chose the road. In fact, it was the road of people. The representative is an alien environment, her decision was to try a human cake, but she abandoned the car, so that her partner could not find her, took the bus, and communicated with humans like a man on the bus. In a man's room, she sacrificed her death, but she was cared for by men, she couldn't understand, feel, she was a kind of learning, such as shining a lamp on her genitals, happiness came too suddenly?

The first part of the film is basically the female protagonist as a robot doing the same thing over and over again, choosing different people, they are doing tasks like robots, like the man on the bike in the film is his accomplice, everyone has different tasks. In the first half, the cruelty of society is shown, such as people shaking the heroine's car, which implies that the ending of the heroine is not good, just like the truck driver hurt the heroine. The second half is a little more human, and she begins to experience people's lives, such as going into the forest, any change will hurt her, a robot can't survive, such as rain, cold...

The film took 10 years to complete. The cost was small, but the box office did not talk about the cost, but the film presented the director's point of view, and expressed the universal problems of the world in world words, just like emotions.

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Extended Reading
  • Weston 2022-03-29 09:01:02

    Minimalist plot. Extravagant expression and symbolism. The paragraph after Scarlett opened the door for the first time was stunned.

  • Kody 2022-03-29 09:01:02

    Scottish Painted Skin

Under the Skin quotes

  • Female: You're not from here? Where are you from?

    Camper: I'm from Czech Republic.

    Female: Why are you in Scotland?

    Camper: I just... wanted to get away from it all.

    Female: Yeah? Why here?

    Camper: Because it's... It's nowhere.

  • Female: So, why do you shop at night, then?

    The Deformed Man: People wind me up.

    Female: How?

    The Deformed Man: They're ignorant.