Second Skin

"Terrible"

Second Skin Review


Angus MacFadyen stars in Braveheart. Peter Fonda gets an Oscar nod for Ulee's Gold. And as an encore, they both star in Second Skin, a direct-to-video mess about an amnesiac hit-woman and, as the case says, "a series of suspenseful twists and turns that will keep you guessing until the end."

Sure, I was guessing. Guessing that nothing good was ever going to happen.

And I guessed right. Although MacFadyen and Fonda are able to rise above the ultra low-grade material they're given to work with, this Natasha Henstridge vehicle works off of a script so atrocious I'd be shocked if it wasn't actually ghost-written by a computer. Those plot twists are in actuality just random events, which is sad, since director Darrell Roodt's prior work includes the thoughtful South Africa drama Cry, the Beloved Country.

Recommended... only for masochists.



Facts and Figures

Run time: 100 mins

In Theaters: Friday 14th January 2000

Budget: 3

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

IMDB: 6.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

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Starring: as Crystal, as Sam Kane, as Tommy G, as Merv Gutman, André Jacobs as Harvey


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