<i>Can Go Through Skin</i> / <i>Kan door huid heen</i>. 2009. Netherlands. Esther Rots
  • Can Go Through Skin

    2009. The Netherlands. Esther Rots. 94 min.

Saturday, April 4, 2009, 4:00 p.m.

The Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center

  • Can Go Through Skin

    2009. The Netherlands. Directed by Esther Rots. Marieke's carefree life in Amsterdam is dealt two body blows in quick succession: her boyfriend breaks up with her, leaving her wallowing in misery, and a deliveryman breaks into her apartment and assaults her. She escapes to a house in the country, hoping to forget all that has happened. But she will never be the same. The remoteness of the location leaves her alone with only her thoughts, which, rather than help her focus, make her paranoid and fearful of everything and everyone, including helpful neighbor John. Esther Rots, whose two short films have been featured in the New York Film Festival, makes a stunning feature debut with Can Go Through Skin, a hypnotic exploration of the battles that can occur between the subconscious and reality. 94 min.

In the Film exhibition New Directors/New Films 2009

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