Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies

Release August 18, 2020 (Limited)
Cast Malcom McDowell, Kevin Smith, Amy Heckerling, Mariel Hemingway, Diane Franklin, Mamie Van Doren, Sylvia Miles, Martine Beswick, Brinke Stevens, Angela Landis, Erica Gavin, Peter Bogdanovich, Shannon Elizabeth, Pam Grier, Eric Roberts, Sean Young, Jim McBr
Director Danny Wolf
Writer Paul Fishbein, Danny Wolf
Genres Documentary
Studio Quiver Distribution
Length 127 mins.

Synopsis

A definitive documentary on the history of nudity in the movies, beginning with the silent movie era through present day, examining the changes in morality that led to the use of nudity in films while emphasizing the political, sociological and artistic changes that shaped this rich history. Skin delves into the gender bias concerning nudity in motion pictures and will follow the revolution that has pushed for gender equality in feature films today. A deep discussion of pre-code Hollywood and its amoral roots, the censorship that "cleaned up" Hollywood and how the MPAA was formed leads into a discussion of how nudity changed cinematic culture through the decades. It culminates in a discussion of "what are nude scenes like in the age of the #METOO movement?"


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