In this latest offering from Spanish master director Pedro Almodóvar, a brilliant plastic surgeon (Antonio Banderas), haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig is a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
R, for disturbing violent content including sexual assault, strong sexuality, graphic nudity, drug use, and language; 117 minutes; Spanish, with English subtitles
Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Regular shows times are Friday at 6 & 8 pm, Saturday at 5 pm, and Sunday at noon, 2 & 4 pm (exceptions are otherwise noted). Tickets are $8.50, $6.50 for Modern members. Advance sales begin two hours prior to the show.