It’s been called “sleaze-oozing” (Flick Attack), “gut-churning” (The Bedlam Files) and “incredibly tasteless” (Cult Reviews). It featured the most intensely graphic scenes yet by KNB EFX Group (THE WALKING DEAD). Uncut, it remains perhaps the most disturbing and rarely seen shocker of the ‘90s.
Ted Raimi (XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS) delivers an unnerving performance as psycho drifter Dennis Skinner who wears flesh-suits he slices from doomed prostitutes, falls for a lonely young housewife (Ricki Lake of HAIRSPRAY fame), and is himself hunted by a horribly scarred survivor (an equally unhinged performance by Traci Lords). Richard Schiff (THE WEST WING) co-stars in this still-potent sickie from veteran television director and one-time Heidi Fleiss boyfriend, Ivan Nagy. Now scanned in 4k from the original camera negative and including the complete hooker-flaying sequence.
A Touch of Scandal – Interview with Director Ivan Nagy.
Under His Skin – Interview with Star Ted Raimi.
Bargain Bin VHS For A Buck – Interview with Screenwriter Paul Hart-Wilden.
Cutting Skinner – Interview with Editor Jeremy Kasten.
Flaying sequence out-takes and extended takes.
Color, 88 minutes in English and French
Region All. Widescreen 1.85:1
Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Production year: 1993
Director: Ivan Nagy
Cast: Ted Raimi, Ricki Lake, Traci Lords
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