Skin (12)

Director Anthony Fabian. Biography/Drama

SKIN is one of the most extraordinary stories to emerge from apartheid South Africa: Sandra Laing is a black child born in the 1950s to white Afrikaners (Sam Neill), unaware of their black ancestry, who raise their child as a "white girl". But from the age of ten Sandra is shunned by white society, thus begins Sandra's thirty-year struggle to reconcile her heritage and find acceptance in a society torn by race and politics.

Overview

Starring Sophie Okonedo, Sam Neill, Alice Krige
Duration 105 mins

Flicks Advisor (comments from our film promoters)

This is a moving and serious look at the life of a child born to white afrikaner parents who has brown skin during the aparthied era in South Africa. The ensuing tragic consequences for the whole family are beautifully portrayed.

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