The Reflecting Skin (1990)

The Reflecting Skin (1990)
  • Time: 95 min
  • Genre: Drama | Horror | Thriller
  • Director: Philip Ridley
  • Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Jeremy Cooper, Lindsay Duncan


A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his brother from seeing her. He must deal with an abusive mother, a father with a charge of molestation, a band of youths creating havoc, and an unforgiving environment in general.

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