The Man Who Sold His Skin

  • Genre: Drama

  • Director: Kaouther Ben Hania
  • Producer(s): Andreas Rocksén, Annabella Nezri, Martin Hampel, Thanassis Karathanos
  • Writer(s): Kaouther Ben Hania
  • Length: 1h 44m
  • Le Score Rotten Tomatoes®
    Tomatometer 92% Audience Score 73%


Sam Ali (Yahya Mahayni), a Syrian refugee in Lebanon, allows his back to become a canvas for a famous tattoo artist, to be exhibited in a museum. Soon collectors become interested in this work of art and Sam soon realizes he's sold away more than just his skin.


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