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Skin (2018)

In a small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10-year-old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.

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Guy Nattiv

Writers:

Sharon Maymon (original idea), Sharon Maymon | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jonathan Tucker ... Johnny Aldd
Jackson Robert Scott ... Troy
Danielle Macdonald ... Christa
Lonnie Chavis ... Bronny
Jared Day ... Adrian
Sam Dillon ... Nasty Nate
Michael Villar ... Slayer
David Maloney ... Timmy
Katie Ryan ... April
Ashley Thomas ... Jaydee
Johnse Allende Jr. ... Idris
Ronnie Tyrone Lee ... Tyree
Zeus Campbell Zeus Campbell ... Malik
Jahdai Pickett Jahdai Pickett ... Draymond
Shelley Francisco Shelley Francisco ... Savannah
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Storyline

In a small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10-year-old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Children will suffer for their parents' misdeeds.

Genres:

Short | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

SKIN official facebook page

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

California, USA

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

A feature, not based on the short film, was produced in 2018. It stars Jamie Bell and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. See more »

Quotes

Johnny Aldd: Get him another beer and kabob mama, he deserves it
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Connections

Featured in The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2019: Live Action (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Fuck the World
Written by Violent J (as Joseph Bruce) and Mike E. Clark
Performed by Insane Clown Posse.
Courtesy of Universal Music - Z Songs on behalf of Itself, Twisted Harmony, and Real Beat Music
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WHAT SHOULD I DO?LAUGH OR CRY?!
6 March 2019 | by sreeragmeppadathSee all my reviews

Skin is a breathtaking short revenge thriller which has a lot to say.The climax is so haunting and intense.This is the perfect way to show how racism feels like.A must watch


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