Skin Deep

Reena Mohan
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English (subtitled), 85 min, 1998, India

'Skin Deep' is an exploration of body images and self identity among contemporary urban middle class women in India: a feeling of being too dark, too fat, too old, that everyone experiences and attempts to come to terms with. The film attempts to trace the dynamics of the eternal search for the ideal feminity and how it permeates the self image of women. Shot in the form of docu-fiction, six enacted first person narratives comprise the basic structure of the film.

Creative Crew
K. U. Mohanan, Ranjan Palit
Arjun Gourisaria, Reena Mohan
P. M. Satheesh
Indu Vachani, Jennifer Huang, Jyothi Rani, Kunal Kapoor, Paromita Vohra, Rachel Reuben, Uma Naralkar
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Screened at several film festivals in India and all over the world.