In My Skin (Dans ma peau) Reviews

November 2, 2006
Unpleasant and irredeemable.
August 14, 2005
September 18, 2004
June 4, 2004
As it is, it's a silly, if simultaneously deadpan and stomach-churning, psychological portrait of one crazy lady.
May 17, 2004
...without a single glimpse into what makes Esther tick, it's impossible to feel a single thing towards her except apathy.
April 9, 2004
An endless display of masochism that's hard to watch, even for the most stalwart filmgoer.
February 20, 2004
I'm not sure if the film is brutally honest or exploiting a tragic disorder. I felt drained when I left the theatre; the more I thought about it, the less satisfied I was.
February 19, 2004
All you're left with is a bloody mess, in more ways than one.
February 17, 2004
Winds up seeming little more than a grisly exercise in well-calibrated acting and what one hopes are well-executed special effects.
February 5, 2004
Like most stories about addiction, it turns into a bit of a bore.
December 19, 2003
Unwatchable but not uninteresting.
November 28, 2003
A bloody mess.
November 7, 2003
Lacking Cronenberg's or David Lynch's cinematic style, the film eventually becomes a numbing, repetitive and, yes, gross exercise in would-be shock value.
November 6, 2003
Although it ultimately collapses under the weight of its repulsive imagery ... De Van's film is one of the few features in recent memory that explores violence intellectually, rather than to employ it simply for easy entertainment.
November 3, 2003
How "numb" do you have to be in order not to know that you've seriously injured yourself?