Under the Skin shows us Scarlett Johansson as we’ve never seen her

When an actress takes her clothes off in a movie, she gets all kinds of comments for venturing into uncharted territory. However, It is quite common for these types of footage to be recorded twice or prostheses are used so as not to show everything. And even play with lights and shadows to leave you intuitive, instead of teaching. However, Scarlett Johansson He showed no modesty by undressing in front of the cameras in Under the skinone of his most underrated films to date.

Scarlett Johansson strips and gets under the skin

I must say that the premise was already going in this direction: as we had never seen before, Scarlett Johansson reborn as a strange alien being who wanders the Scottish Highlands feeding on men she seduces. However, beyond an unconventional narrative or a very ambitious technical part, What’s been talked about the most is Scarlett Johansson’s nude: a scene she filmed herself, without using duplicates for it and which showed us the actress as we had never seen her before.

Scarlett Johansson naked like you’ve never seen her before in Under the Skin

Surprisingly, the film was so controversial that not even the presence of Scarlett Johansson as the protagonist helped its distribution in Spain. It took us several years to receive it and be able to enjoy it without resorting to unorthodox methods…

How does Scarlett Johansson feel undressing at the cinema?

Scarlett Johansson has spoken many times about her nudity in movies, no doubt leaving me with her statements for ABC: “these scenes are great (…). In a way, they are a form of therapy to let me go without criticizing me too muchThe interpreter assures that in the past she was much criticized “like any woman” for all the complexes she carries, but over time she ended up accepting herself as she was.

Now, for her, there’s a difference between stripping naked for work and having her private life criminally approached: More than a decade ago completely nude images of her were leaked. And here Scarlett Johansson is very clear about this:I think context doesn’t matter: if you’re harassed in any way, it’s unfair and wrong.“. A few statements of condemnation, and of support for other performers who have gone through the same thing.

Under the skin It hit theaters in Spain on July 10, 2023, more than five years after its original UK release.

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