Separate Skin
TitleSeparate Skin
DirectorDeirdre Fishel
CountryUSA
Year1987
Duration26mins
Format16mm, Vhs video, Umatic video
DescriptionThis poignant drama focuses on Emily, the daughter of Holocaust survivors, struggling with her childhood fears and fantasies of love. Her relationship with a man and then a woman fail to relieve her anxiety and the sadness she has inherited and instead forces her to confront the pain in her past and to make peace with her own life. SEPARATE SKIN intercuts present day 'reality' with both flashback and fantasy sequences revealing Emily's state of mind as she battles with her fears and desires.