Add a cover

General information  

  • Genres : Drama
  • Languages : English
  • Year of production : 2004
  • Cinema release date : 03/09/2004
  • Duration : 1h45'
  • Incomes : $1,524,966

Release info  

  • Friday 03 September 2004
    Rating : ---
    Quantity : ---
  • Wednesday 30 March 2005
    Rating : ---
    Quantity : ---

Alias  

Ratings

This media has not been rated yet.
Be the first one!

To rate this media or to interact with your friends, create a free mediatly account. You'll also be able to collaborate with our growing community and make it you digital entertainment center.

Friends who like

Sign up to see which of your friends like this.

Linked media  

Linking media

Mediatly © 2013

Mediatly, The multimedia social network

Discover new movies and TV shows to watch, novels or comics to read, music to hear and games to play thanks to your friends. It's fast, free, simple and enjoyable!
To start discover a new world, Sign up for free

  
Mysterious Skin (2004)

Type :   Production countries :  

  Summary  

Born in 1972 in Kansas, 8-year-old Neil McCormick (Chase Ellison as a boy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as an adolescent) and Brian Lackey are sexually abused by their baseball coach . Both boys are targets for abuse due to their dysfunctional families: Neil's single mother is neglectful and preoccupied with a string of boyfriends, while Brian's parents are on the verge of divorce.

Neil showed signs of being homosexual at an early age -- he was fascinated with male models depicted in his mother's Playgirl magazines. He interprets the coach's abuse as an initiation into sexuality, and becomes sexually compulsive, being particularly attracted to middle-aged men. Eventually Neil leaves home, drifts into petty crime, and becomes a prostitute in New York City. His friend Wendy , who harbors an unrequited crush, describes Neil as having not a heart, but "a bottomless black hole."

  Detailed    

  Places of action    

  Crew    

  Companies    

  Photos    

  Videos  

  Press reviews    

  User reviews

  Sources

Whole or part of the information contained in this card come from the Wikipedia article "Mysterious Skin", licensed under CC-BY-SA full list of contributors here.