Reflecting Skin, The

A FILM BY Philip Ridley


A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his brother from seeing her. He must deal with an abusive mother, a father with a charge of molestation, a band of youths creating havoc, and an unforgiving environment in general.

Theatrical Release Date

Original Languages: English
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Horror
Running Time: 96 min.
Year: 1990


Viggo Mortensen
Lindsay Duncan
Jeremy Cooper
Philip Ridley