A film by Gerardo Vera
Starring Academy Award nominee Javier Bardem (Before Night Falls) and acclaimed Spanish actors Cecilia Roth (All About My Mother), Ariadna Gil (Belle Epoque) and Jordi Molla (Blow), Second Skin is a film about a man torn between his loving family and his passion for a secret lover.
Set in modern-day Madrid, Alberto (Molla) appears to lead the perfect life; he has a successful career, a beautiful wife Elena (Gil) and a loving son. When Elena accidentally stumbles upon a hotel receipt in Alberto's jacket she suspects Alberto has been unfaithful. But what she never imagined was that Alberto was involved in a passionate affair with another man, Diego (Bardem), a sexy, confident young surgeon. When Elena discovers her husband's secret, she leaves him.
Desperate to save his idealistic life, Alberto tries to convince Elena - and himself - that his affair with Diego was a mistake. But Alberto soon learns his love for Diego is real. When Diego encourages Alberto to start a new life, one that is true to himself, this compelling triangle takes a turn that no one expects.