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  1. "Under the Skin" is a 2013 science fiction thriller art film directed by Jonathan Glazer, and written by Glazer and Walter Campbell as a loose adaptation of Michel Faber's 2000 novel of the same name. The film stars Scarlett Johansson as an alien seductress who preys on men in Scotland. Under the Skin was released in the UK on 14 March 2014 and the US on 4 April, and received positive reviews; it was named one of the best films of 2014 by several publications. The film competed for the Golden Lion at the 70th Venice International Film Festival.
  2. "Under the Skin" is a 1997 British drama film written and directed by Carine Adler, starring Samantha Morton.
  3. "Under the Skin", known as Meiwaku Seijin: Panikku Mēkā in Japan, is an action-adventure video game by Capcom. It was developed by the company's Production Studio 4, and released in 2004 for the PlayStation 2. Containing science fiction and comedy elements, the main character of the game's story is an extraterrestrial named Cosmi, sent from Planet Mischief to Earth to generally wreak havoc. The game features cameos from some of the cast of one of Capcom's other games, such as an entire level that functions as a parody of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis.
    • also known as Meiwakuseijin: Panic Maker
    • mode: Single-player video game
    • developer: Capcom
    • genres: Science Fiction, Action-adventure game, Action game
    • publisher: Capcom
    • released on (11 years ago)


"Under the Skin" is a 2000 surrealist novel by Michel Faber. Set in northern Scotland, it traces an extraterrestrial who, manifesting in human form, drives around the Scottish countryside picking up male hitchhikers whom she drugs and delivers to her home planet. The novel, which was Faber's debut, was shortlisted for the 2000 Whitbread Award. It was later adapted into a feature film by Jonathan Glazer.

  • also known as Sotto La Pelle, Sous la peau, Bajo La Piel
  • genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Speculative fiction
  • subject: Scotland
  • copyright: 2000
  • released in (16 years ago)


  1. "Under the Skin" is the fourth solo album by American musician and Fleetwood Mac vocalist/guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, released on October 3, 2006. The album, long delayed by Fleetwood Mac's reunion tour in the 1990s and 2003 album Say You Will, was his first solo release in 14 years. Under the Skin peaked at #80 on the Billboard 200 album chart in October 2006. "Show You How" was also released as a single but failed to chart.
    • genre: Rock music
    • released on (9 years ago)
  2. "Under The Skin" is the debut album of Ice, released in 1993 through Pathological Records.
  3. "Under the Skin" is a musical album of Micachu.
    • released on
  4. "Under the Skin" is a musical album of Nichole Alden.
  5. "Under the Skin" is the 2003 video album by Skid Row.
    • released in (13 years ago)


  1. Under the Skin is an Australian tv series.
    • country: Australia
    • award: - AACTA Award for Best Children’s Television Series (For episdoe "The Blanket Of Love") nomination for Franco di Chiera
  2. Under the Skin is a tv series.
    • award: - AACTA Award for Best Screenplay in Television (For episode "The Long Ride") nomination for Tony Ayres

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Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B. 1 by William Nicholson

Sebacious glands are formed under the skin, in a few situations only, as about the nose and external ear. Hairs consist of an insensible excrescence produced from the cutis. Each 'hair grows from a small bulb, and is lengthened by means of ...

Google previewThe Cooks and Confectioners Dictionary; Or, The Accomplish'd Housewifes Companion ... (1723)

by John Nott

Then dress it under the Skin, which which may be breaded, or coloured. When it is ready to be serv'd up, add some Lemon Juice, or good Gravy. - 3. QIO miakt ( 5ammon. - ! -- TAKE small Slices of raw Gammon, beat them well, and toss them ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health (2010)

The rib cage lies under the skin of the chest. It is attached to the spine in the back and the breastbone in front. It is separated from the abdomen by the diaphragm. There are 12 ribs on each side of the rib cage. Between each two ribs is a sheet ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

and as an insulation layer under the skin.

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of Biology (1999)

by Poonam Dr. Jain

Major part is stored as lipids under the skin. FATTY ACID: End products of fat metabolism. FEATHER: Epidermal layer modified in birds to provide thermal insulation and colouration.

Google previewThe New Universal English Dictionary ... To which is added, a dictionary of cant words ... The fourth edition, carefully corrected by Mr. Buchanan, etc (1760)

by Nathan BAILEY

the lying under the skin. SBU- DECU'PLE Properna" (in Make-man) is the reverse of Decuple proportion. SUBDIViS'ION, a dividing the parts of a thing already divided. SUBDXVlSlONS ( in Mz'sit.

Google previewIllustrations of S. Cooper's surgical dictionary (1833)

by W. P. Cocks, Samuel Cooper

K naked under the skin. On the inner ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms, Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botony, Zoology, Anatomy, Cyctology, Embroyology, Physiology (1920)

by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

parasites living just under the skin ; appl. the external abdominal ring (anat.). subcuticular (süb'kütlk'ülär) a. [L. sub, under ; cutícula, the cuticle.] Under the epidermis or outer skin. subcutis (sübkü'tls) n. [L. sub ...

Google previewThe Lupus Encyclopedia (2014)

A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families by Donald E. Thomas, Jr.

Doctors do not know why it de- posits in small collections under the skin of some SLE patients. It typically appears as small ...

Google previewDictionary of the Synonymous Words and Technical Terms in the English Language (1817)

by James Leslie (of Edinburgh.)

exuviae, reduviz; dealer in skins, fellmonger; of or belonging to the skin, cutaneous, cuticular; lying under the skin, subcutaneous; medicine to smooth the skin with, tetanothra, G.; hardness of the skin occasioned by much labour, ...

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Well, I don't know. It's long, it's longer than both of the other books put together, so it's more ambitious. I think I get under the skin of the people a lot more than in the other books. (Cory Doctorow)
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