The Reflecting Skin


1h 46m 1990

Brief Synopsis

Set in the American midwest during the 1950s, a morbid little boy persecutes a young widow whom he's mistaken for a vampire, at the same time that he witnesses a series of mysterious murders.

Film Details

Also Known As
Enfant miroir, L', L' Enfant miroir, Reflecting Skin, piel que brilla, La
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Horror
Thriller
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Bbc Films; British Screen Finance; Sales Company; Zenith Productions
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/PRESTIGE FILMS; Academy Distribuzione; Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing; Finnkino Oy; Forum Distribution (France); Prestige Films; Virgin Vision
Location
Alberta, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

Set in the American midwest during the 1950s, a morbid little boy persecutes a young widow whom he's mistaken for a vampire, at the same time that he witnesses a series of mysterious murders.

Crew

Dominic Anciano

Producer

Alfred Arndt

Construction Co-Ordinator

Cy Barry

Transportation

Jim Beach

Executive Producer

Larry Becker

2nd Assistant Editor

Karen Bedard

Script Supervisor

Richard Benwick

Assistant Editor

Douglas Berquist

2nd Assistant Director

Tom Best

Camera Department Trainee

Nick Bicat

Music

Janice Blackie-goodine

Set Dresser

Calvin Bose

Assistant Art Director

Ray Burdis

Producer

Carole Case

Other

Gwen Cundy

Other

Jack Cundy

Driver

Douglas Curran

Stills

Theo Eglseder

1st Camera Assistant (Focus)

B J Elliott

Assistant Wardrobe

Bob Everett

Carpenter

Iioe Flewelling

Hair Stylist

Andrea French

Set Decorator

Don French

1st Assistant Director

Rick Garbutt

Camera Truck

Jim Gregor

Gaffer

Kaye Grieve

Publicity

Nancy Gullett

Production Coordinator

Joanne Hansen

Wardrobe

Christopher G Hassen

2nd Camera Assistant (Loader)

Laurie Hawes

Production Accountant

Bruce Hosick

Propmaster

Mary Hosick

Other

Mary Hosick

Craft Service

Larry Johnson

Best Boy

Wayne Macconnell

Camera Operator

Al Magallon

Make Up

Craig Marshall

Other

Dean Merrells

Electrician

Frank Merrells

Key Grip

Ken Merrells

Assistant Props

Niven Merrells

Other

Dick Pope

Director Of Photography

Andy Price

3rd Assistant Director

Therese Reinsch

Casting

Philip Ridley

Screenwriter

Di Roberts

Co-Producer

Rick Roberts

Art Direction

Lee Routly

Grip

George Tarrant

Sound Mixer

Scott Thomas

Editor

Joe Thornton

Location Manager

Carey Toner

Dolly Grip

Brenda Turning

Other

Ken Wills

Dresser

Stephanie Woods

Seamstress

Deborah Wuliger

Press Contact (Prestige)

Kelly Zombor

Boom Operator

Film Details

Also Known As
Enfant miroir, L', L' Enfant miroir, Reflecting Skin, piel que brilla, La
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Horror
Thriller
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Bbc Films; British Screen Finance; Sales Company; Zenith Productions
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/PRESTIGE FILMS; Academy Distribuzione; Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing; Finnkino Oy; Forum Distribution (France); Prestige Films; Virgin Vision
Location
Alberta, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer June 28, 1991

Released in United States December 18, 1991 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 22 - March 2, 1990.)

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at Munich Film Festival June 23-July 1, 1990.)

Released in United States August 1990 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 11-26, 1990.)

Released in United States September 1990 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.)

Released in United States November 1990 (Shown at Stockholm International Film Festival November 1-4, 1990.)

Released in United States Summer June 28, 1991

Released in United States December 18, 1991

Released in United States 1990

Released in United States August 1990

Released in United States September 1990

Released in United States November 1990

Released in United States 1991

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 22 - March 2, 1990.

Shown at Munich Film Festival June 23-July 1, 1990.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 11-26, 1990.

Shown at Locarno Film Festival August 2-12, 1990.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.

Shown at Stockholm International Film Festival November 1-4, 1990.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 25 - May 9, 1991.

Feature directorial debut for screenwriter Philip Ridley.

Began shooting August 14, 1989.

Completed shooting September 22, 1989.

Released in United States August 1990 (Shown at Locarno Film Festival August 2-12, 1990.)

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 25 - May 9, 1991.)