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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: DOCUMENTARY

SKIN

Directed by Rhys Graham
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 26 Minutes New York Premiere
FILM GUIDE SKIN
Skin examines the relationship between artist Ex de Medici, equally renowned for her vivid paintings and her groundbreaking tattooing, and Geoff Ostling, an overweight 65-year-old whose body has been etched with a tapestry of flowers by Ex's needles and ink. Now entirely tattooed, Geoff is forced to confront his mortality as he and Ex undertake to have Geoff's skin preserved and exhibited after he dies.
Documentary
About the Director(s)
Rhys Graham wrote and directed Love This Time, recipient of a special mention at the 2006 Berlinale, Firestorm, and Charm. Rhys' feature documentary Words from the City was nominated for five AFI Awards. He is in the final stages of development on the feature Galore and is in production on his second feature documentary, Murundak.
Special Note

Note: This film will screen as part of the Shorts: Time Will Tell program.


Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Documentary
  • Year:
    2008
  • Length:
    26 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    New York
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Primary Cast:
    Geoff Ostling, Ex de Medici
  • Director:
    Rhys Graham
  • Screenwriter:
    Ryhs Graham
  • Producer:
    Michael McMahon, Tony Ayres
  • Director of Photography:
    Katie Milwright
  • Editor:
    Andy Canny

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