If Under the Skin communicates any gender-politics message, it does so through the disparity in excitement between the male characters' reaction to [Johansson] and that of the camera.
in German External links [ ]• They looked for the natural and "identifiably human" sounds in the instrument, then or tempo of their recordings to "make it feel uncomfortable".
Themes [ ] Writing for the , Duane Dudek speculated that Johansson's character assumes a human identity to collect information about humans as an alien intelligence might, inducing an identity crisis causing her to "spin out of control like a broken machine".
She seduces a lonely man with facial tumours but lets him leave after examining herself in a mirror.
At the time, Drew Barrymore was engaged to , who plays Barry.
The next day, the woman receives a rose from a street vendor, purchased from another man in traffic.