The Reflecting Skin

The Reflecting Skin (1990)

Sometimes terrible things happen quite naturally.

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
  • Release Date: 1990-08-28
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 185 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: BBC Film
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, Canada
  • Director: Philip Ridley
star 6.7/10
From 185 Ratings


A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his brother from seeing her.

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  • Viggo Mortensen

    as Cameron Dove
  • Lindsay Duncan

    as Dolphin Blue
  • Jeremy Cooper

    as Seth Dove
  • Sheila Moore

    as Ruth Dove
  • Duncan Fraser

    as Luke Dove
  • David Longworth

    as Joshua
  • Robert Koons

    as Sheriff Ticker
  • David Bloom

    as Deputy
  • Evan Hall

    as Kim
  • Codie Lucas Wilbee

    as Eben
  • Sherry Bie

    as Cassie
  • Jason Wolfe

    as Cadillac Driver
  • Dean Hass

    as Passenger
  • Guy Buller

    as Passenger
  • Jason Brownlow

    as Passenger
  • Jeff Walker

    as Adam Blue
  • Joyce Robbins

    as Twin
  • Jacqueline Robbins

    as Twin
  • Debi Greenawdt

    as First Woman
  • Sandra Redmond

    as Second Woman
  • Walt Healy

    as Old Man
Directing Philip Ridley Director
Production Victoria Thomas Casting
Production Ray Burdis Producer
Production Dominic Anciano Producer
Production Therese Reinsch Casting
Art Andrea French Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Joanne Hansen Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Iloe Flewelling Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Al Magallon Makeup Artist
Production Les Kimber Production Manager
Production Diane Roberts Co-Producer
Production Les Kimber Line Producer
Production Jim Beach Executive Producer
Editing Scott Thomas Editor
Art Rick Roberts Art Direction
Sound Alan Knight Sound Editor
Camera Dick Pope Director of Photography
Sound Nick Bicât Original Music Composer
Directing Karen Bédard Script Supervisor
Writing Philip Ridley Screenplay