Skin Deep

by Alex Schaad

On first glance, Leyla and Tristan seem like a happy young couple. But when they travel to a mysterious, remote island, a game of identities begins, which changes everything – their perception, their sexuality, their whole “self”. Not only is their relationship in jeopardy, they may never be who they once were again…

Genre / Language / Length
Drama / German / 103 minutes
Original title
Skin Deep
directed by
Alex Schaad (INVENTION OF TRUST)
director of photography
Ahmed El Nagar (THE LOVE EUROPE PROJECT, INVENTION OF TRUST)
screenplay by
Dimitrij SchaadAlex Schaad
produced by
Walker + Worm Film in co-production with Bayrischer Rundfunk and Donndorffilm.
Cast
  • Mala Emde (AND TOMORROW THE ENTIRE WORLD, 303)
  • Jonas Dassler (THE GOLDEN GLOVE)
  • Maryam Zaree (UNDINE, 4 BLOCKS)
  • Dimitrij Schaad (KILLING EVE, THE KANGAROO CHRONICLES)
  • Thomas Wodianka (SNOWMAN'S LAND)
  • Edgar Selge (POLL, THE EXPERIMENT)
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