Comforting Skin (2011)

Director
Derek Franson

Main cast
Victoria Bidewell; Tygh Runyan; Jane Sowerby; Philip Granger; Jenn Griffin

Genres
Thriller, Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Description
A lonely young woman's desperate need for emotional and sexual companionship draws her into a surreal and ultimately destructive relationship with a shifting and whispering tattoo she has willed to life on her skin.


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