The Man Who Sold His Skin

UK 15 Certificate
In cinemas
September 24, 2021
Buy it from
January 17, 2022
1 Hour 44 Minutes
From Studio Soho Distribution
infrequent strong violence
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Amazon Prime

The Man Who Sold His Skin tells the story of Sam Ali, a sensitive but impulsive young Syrian man who is forced to leave his country for Lebanon to escape the war. In order to travel to Europe to be with the love of his life, he agrees to have his back tattooed by one of the world’s most sulphurous contemporary artists. By turning his body into a prestigious piece of art, Sam finds himself held captive to the whims of the artist and the art world, proving his decision might mean anything but the freedom he so fiercely sought.

Last updated
January 15, 2022

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