Mysterious Skin (2004)

Mysterious Skin (2004)
 

Director Gregg Araki

Writer Gregg Araki (screenplay), Scott Heim (novel)

Genre Drama

Year 2004

Actors Chase Ellison, George Webster, Rachael Nastassja Kraft, Lisa Long

IMDB : 7.7 (57,800 votes)


 

Description Brian Lackey is determined to discover what happened during an amnesia blackout when he was eight years old, and then later woke with a bloody nose. He believes he was abducted by aliens, and N. McCormick, a fellow player on Brian's childhood baseball team, may be the key as to exactly what happened that night. As Brian searches for the truth and tries to track him down, Neil McCormick takes up hustling and moves to New York, in attempts to forget childhood memories that haunt him. Together, the two of them uncover the terrible truth of the scars they share.

Comments

  • had tai 2016-07-15 06:32:56
    Brad's acting is super! I love the ending so much, I'd watch it a thousand times.
  • had tai 2016-07-15 06:31:18
    This is the best movie I've seen so far. Joseph and brad just hit the show! Brad's acting was just super. I love the end scene so much, I would watch that a thousand times. Rot in hell, coach!
  • had tai 2016-07-15 06:31:13
    This is the best movie I've seen so far. Joseph and brad just hit the show! Brad's acting was just super. I love the end scene so much, I would watch that a thousand times. Rot in hell, coach!
  • Yung Chief 2016-07-03 09:36:47
    Same thing happened to me when I was 7 and im just like Neil I never told anyone im to ashamed.
  • MiraBira 2016-06-26 11:32:44
    This movie literally kept me up at night for a while. I had to pause it a few times to control my crying. I've never been through the shit they had gone through but, just the thought made me sick. This movie fuuuucked me up. I'll never forget this damn movie
  • Sourcecode 2016-06-25 00:44:45
    If I taught a Health/Sex ed class, the entire curriculum would be to watch 3 movies, Mysterious Skin, Don Jon, and Kids
  • flowerettee 2016-05-23 02:55:41
    I was 4. Only a small blip is what I can remember. I sobbed after watching this film.
  • Yoyi Meldo 2016-05-14 04:41:04
    amazing movie truly deep and kind of fucks you up for a bit.
  • Hilda 2016-05-12 13:16:45
    holy shit this movie was amazing
  • Film Cinema Movies 2016-05-01 16:37:10
    Why i cant remember who is the guy that molested me when i was a kid but i still clearly remember what he did to me. This film is so good but makes me so depress
  • river water 2016-04-07 03:11:29
    this movie shows how a kid can enjoy being abused. I mean, wtf was that? This is weird as shit because i don't understand if he was abused or not. The kid was showing sexual desires for older men and masturbating thinking about them much longer before the abuse had happened. GOD... Somebody explains ??
  • Brent Parks 2016-03-12 04:18:32
    This movie is a haunting masterpiece that deserved more recognition when it came out. Corbet and Gordon-Levett gave Oscar worthy performances and Gregg Araki directed this movie masterfully, especially considering the subject matter. A film that will batter your emotions and leave you feeling sad no doubt.
  • Jose Mourinho 2016-02-22 18:43:56
    why are they using so many slowdive songs in this total faggottry movie?
  • Loyalty1269 2016-02-14 02:52:46
    Joseph Gordon levitt and Brady Corbet were phenomenal. Bill Sage was creepy as fuckin hell. And all I gotta say is...... Sigur Ros
  • Ayana J 2016-01-24 05:19:55
    HOW is he so small here and I was like, 'That looks like Mr. Gordon-Levitt' LOL
  • NOAH DANIEL 2016-01-18 03:32:22
    THIS FILM IS FUCKED UP! what is wrong with you people?
  • Felix Carter 2016-01-15 00:20:27
    Dude .....I love this movie but man if you don't at least cringe a little bit during it than I don't know what' will make you . Even the atmosphere is melancholic
  • Mazz 2016-01-07 00:48:53
    I was expecting to see a movie about aliens in a weird sci-fi fashion. Well. Fuck my expectations and my feelings I guess... Very good movie, it cover a lot of ground.
  • bunny fox 2016-01-05 16:12:53
    this film is a rare piece of cinematic art...very sad but wonderfully portrayed of how child sex abuse can ruin ones life. I can relate to Brian so much. bless all the survivors of child abuse in this world.
  • s.s 2016-01-05 11:08:46
    whats the song playing at the end?

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