Es gab wohl kaum einen Film, der beim Filmfest München so sehnlich erwartet wurde wie Jonathan Glazers Under the Skin. Befeuert von. Die verführerische Laura fährt in einem Lieferwagen allein durch die schottischen Highlands, um ahnungslose junge Männer aufzuspüren und mitzunehmen. In grellen Clubs, auf Parkplätzen und in dunklen Gassen findet sie immer willige Opfer, die ihr. "Under the Skin" () - Jonathan Glazer. Da mich dieser Film wahrlich umgehauen hat und es nach nur einer Sichtung sofort in meine ewige Top 10 schaffte. <
Under the Skin – Szenenbilder und PosterJonathan Glazer gelingt mit Under the Skin tatsächlich einen Film zu schaffen, der sich beinahe jeder Beschreibung entzieht. Der nicht erzählt, dafür umso mehr. UNDER THE SKIN. Filmplakat für "UNDER THE SKIN". Filmstart. n/a. Verleih. Senator Film Verleih GmbH Genres. Experimentalfilm, Science-Fiction. "Under the Skin" () - Jonathan Glazer. Da mich dieser Film wahrlich umgehauen hat und es nach nur einer Sichtung sofort in meine ewige Top 10 schaffte.
Under The Skin Film Reader Interactions VideoUNDER THE SKIN HINDI EXPLAINED / SCI-FI / ALIENS 👾 MOVIE Maybe this is the heroine, Johansson's character, falling to earth, or landing on earth. Edit page. Real Quick. Where the movie version of Under the Skin diverges from the book As you can see, very few of the book’s details are part of the finished film. But still, the book’s plot informs the movie. Glazer simply strips away the novel’s needless plot specifics and instead focuses on Isserley’s mission. Dark, cold, calculating, and fascinating, Under the Skin is one of 's best films! With it's loose plot, and lack of dialogue, it's not for everyone, but the visuals are fantastic and the story. Synopsis In the opening shot, there is a tiny ball of light, which turns into a bright circular flash, slowly coming into view with a circular object. Amidst the ominous tone that plays, we hear a woman's voice making sounds, trying to get her speech down to being perfect (down to a Scottish accent). Is "Under the Skin," in which Scarlett Johansson plays a mysterious woman luring men into a fatal mating dance, a brilliant science fiction movie—more of an "experience" than a traditional story, with plenty to say about gender roles, sexism and the power of lust? Is it a pretentious gloss on a very old story about men's fear of women, and women's discomfort with their own allure?. Under the Skin () Under the Skin. R | 1h 48min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 14 March (UK) | Trailer. 7 VIDEOS | IMAGES. A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.
But really, I think he comes to represent the groupthink mentality on Earth. You are born into a world with rules, and you must follow those rules if you are to exist alongside everybody.
Thus, the motorcycle man comes to represent that societal power that chooses to either uplift or banish people depending on whether they fall in or out of line.
This divergence from the groupthink can exist in gigantic and polarizing forms think Kanye West. But it can also exist in the way we perceive life ideologically or philosophically.
For example, it took me many years to admit to myself that I was an atheist. For so long, I believed in God and prayed to God because I was scared to abandon a part of my life that I was told for so long was an essential part of my being.
In a way, he patrols me just like the motorcycle man does. I choose to give off an image of myself as opposed to pursuing my true self around him.
That, I think, is what the entire alien race represents. But if we think about the thematic focus on the film? Deep down, it was something that was always true about myself—I just needed to discover it.
She sees beauty in the world and would much rather connect with humans. During her journey, Scarlett picks up a disfigured man. But before she takes the man back to her house where he is sucked up by the black goo, Scarlett connects with him.
He is—much like her—completely alone. Which is why she stares into the mirror after dropping the disfigured man off at the farm—this is the climax of the film.
This is the moment she discovers a crucial ideological truth about herself. That she would like to have more interactions like that with people.
Is he her mate? Her procurer? Her handler? Who is she? An astronaut? The vanguard in an alien invasion? An intergalactic sex tourist visiting Earth as an American might visit Amsterdam or Bangkok?
The opening is the first of many sequences in "Under the Skin" that feel more figurative than "real"—moments in which we suspect we're seeing the poetic representation of a thing, not necessarily the thing itself.
Most of the movie does, however, feel "real," particularly scenes of the woman driving around Glasgow, Scotland, enticing men to get into her white van and follow her to an abandoned flat where, it is implied, they have sex.
The men shot by hidden cameras in a series of improvisations seem like real men. They aren't movie star handsome.
They're young, alert and engaging. Some are funny and seem like they might even have a chance with an attractive young woman who was not an extraterrestrial looking for a hookup.
The unnamed heroine seems genuinely intrigued by their banter, sometimes amused, never in a condescending way.
She seems to be learning about this new environment and the people in it, and enjoying herself when she isn't anxious about passing for human.
But once we join the woman and her men in the vacant apartment, the film turns figurative again. The men follow the heroine through a pitch black doorway that's yet another symbolically charged portal; it's as if, by stepping through it, both she and they are being born, or reborn.
Once the couples step through, we don't see any sex, just nudity plus movement, in what might be a musical number choreographed by performance artists.
The frame is completely black except for the woman and her prey. They both take their clothes off, item by item. She eventually finds her first prey.
She takes him back to her lair. The void has a reflective floor which behaves like water but selectively.
The humans who walk on this get submerged. The Woman, however, walks right on top of it. In this place, the humans also seem to be in some kind of trance.
In this Harvest Pool, the human preys stay alive for a while and are disintegrated till nothing but skin is left floating.
The Woman leads her first prey into this pool as she walks away seductively, stripping. The scene to follow is the beach scene with the baby.
This one is incredibly cold and heartless. Of course, the heart is a human thing after all. The Woman is at a beach.
She talks to a guy who seems to be a loner. In the distance, we see a family whose dog has gone too far into the sea. The wife has gone after her dog.
We then see the husband go after the wife. The swimmer stops talking to The Woman and rushes to save the family. He brings the husband back to shore.
The wife and dog get washed away. The husband goes back and, he too, gets washed away. The swimmer is winded out and is lying on the shore.
Strangely The Woman strikes and kills the tired swimmer with a stone. She drags him away, puts him in the van, and drives away perhaps to the Harvest Pool.
In here, she finds her next prey. She takes him to the pool and he drowns. After that, we are shown him witness an earlier victim getting drained till only skin is floating about.
We are shown some red gooey stuff being sent on a conveyor belt. We can assume that is human meat. Perhaps it is a delicacy on their planet?
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