History Film / LaPielQueHabito

3rd Jun '17 6:20:39 PM infernape612
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* TheDogBitesBack: Vera[[spoiler:/Vicente]] [[spoiler: killing Robert]] at the end of the movie.



* TheDogBitesBack: Vera[[spoiler: /Vicente]] [[spoiler: killing Robert]] at the end of the movie.



** He was himself very high, and might not have understood [[spoiler: she was deranged]]

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** He was himself very high, and might not have understood [[spoiler: she was deranged]]deranged]].
5th Apr '17 1:21:04 PM PersonalPOV
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* RashomonStyle: At a friend's wedding, Robert finds evidence that his daughter [[spoiler:was dragged into the dark and raped]]. Much later on, Vicente's flashback shows that [[spoiler:(although his actions were irresponsible) he didn't go all the way. Too bad for him that he was too high to ''remember'' what actually happened that night when his life depended on it]].

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* RashomonStyle: At a friend's wedding, Robert finds evidence that his daughter [[spoiler:was dragged into the dark and raped]]. Much later on, Vicente's flashback shows that [[spoiler:(although his actions were irresponsible) he didn't go all the way. Too bad for him that he was too high to ''remember'' what actually happened that night when his life - or as it turned out, his physical gender - depended on it]].
11th Feb '17 2:44:35 PM MorrisSupreme
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* DespairEventHorizon: Norma, when [[spoiler:Vicente rapes her (even if there was no penetration, it had the same effect)]]. Robert, when [[spoiler:Norma kills herself]]. Finally, [[spoiler:Vicente, after seeing the results of the vaginoplasty]].

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* DespairEventHorizon: Norma, when [[spoiler:Vicente rapes tries to have sex with her, as she hears a song he sang her (even if there was no penetration, it had the same effect)]].mother committed suicide to]]. Robert, when [[spoiler:Norma kills herself]]. Finally, [[spoiler:Vicente, after seeing the results of the vaginoplasty]].



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Robert's first wife, upon seeing her disfigured face for the first time, takes a flying leap off her balcony... right before their daughter's eyes]]. The incident traumatized the latter severely, and [[spoiler:just when she seems to get well enough to socialize in public again, Vicente's [[AttemptedRape attempted]] {{date rape}} completely ''broke her'' and she soon follows in her mother's footsteps]]. Later on, [[spoiler: Vicente tries to kill himself by slicing his throat open with a knife, which is why the mansion's staff is forbidden from handing him any edged or bladed items]]. In present time, [[spoiler:He half-heartedly attempts it again by using the ''paper'' from his books to cut himself, but as Robert states, if he had really meant it, he would have cut his throat instead of his chest]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Robert's first wife, upon seeing her disfigured face for the first time, takes a flying leap off her balcony... right before their daughter's eyes]]. The incident traumatized the latter severely, and [[spoiler:just when she seems to get well enough to socialize in public again, Vicente's [[AttemptedRape attempted]] {{date rape}} sexual aggression while hearing the song she sang while her mother committed suicide in front of her completely ''broke her'' and she soon follows in her mother's footsteps]]. Later on, [[spoiler: Vicente tries to kill himself by slicing his throat open with a knife, which is why the mansion's staff is forbidden from handing him any edged or bladed items]]. In present time, [[spoiler:He half-heartedly attempts it again by using the ''paper'' from his books to cut himself, but as Robert states, if he had really meant it, he would have cut his throat instead of his chest]].



* NearRapeExperience: [[spoiler:Vicente to Norma. It's only after he slaps her unconscious (she kept crying and screaming "No!") that he realizes what he's doing and redresses her as best as he can, but he still leaves her lying there in the garden for Robert to find]].

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* NearRapeExperience: [[spoiler:Vicente to Norma. It's only after he slaps her unconscious (she kept crying and screaming "No!") that he realizes what he's doing finding them like this would imply, and redresses her as best as he can, but he still leaves her lying there in the garden for Robert to find]].



* RapeLeadsToInsanity: Norma's (near) rape left her in a traumatic state where she wouldn't even recognize her father anymore [[spoiler:and which ultimately leads to her suicide]].
* RashomonStyle: At a friend's wedding, Robert finds evidence that his daughter [[spoiler:was dragged into the dark and raped]]. Much later on, Vicente's flashback shows that [[spoiler:(although his actions were heinous enough) he didn't go all the way. Too bad for him that he was too high to ''remember'' what actually happened that night when his life depended on it]].

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* RapeLeadsToInsanity: Norma's (near) rape [[spoiler:Norma's loos of sexual innocence while hearing a childhood song her mother committed suicide to]] left her in a traumatic state where she wouldn't even recognize her father anymore [[spoiler:and which ultimately leads to her suicide]].
* RashomonStyle: At a friend's wedding, Robert finds evidence that his daughter [[spoiler:was dragged into the dark and raped]]. Much later on, Vicente's flashback shows that [[spoiler:(although his actions were heinous enough) irresponsible) he didn't go all the way. Too bad for him that he was too high to ''remember'' what actually happened that night when his life depended on it]].



* TraumaInducedAmnesia: After Norma[[spoiler:'s NearRapeExperience, she forgets her father, because she now sees all men as embodiments of her rapist]].

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* TraumaInducedAmnesia: After Norma[[spoiler:'s NearRapeExperience, loss of sexual innocence and hearing a traumatizing music, she forgets her father, because she now sees all men as embodiments of her rapist]].
7th Oct '16 6:16:04 PM Boone
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* TheReveal: [[spoiler: Vera is actually Vicente, the man who ended up being unfortunate enough to mistake Robert's daughter's insanity for weed buzz ''and'' stupid enough to try and have sex with her. As a part of his RoaringRampageOfRevenge he has been ''operated on to appear assigned female at birth''.]]

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* TheReveal: [[spoiler: Vera is actually Vicente, the man who ended up being unfortunate enough to mistake Robert's daughter's insanity for weed buzz ''and'' stupid enough to try and have sex with her. As a part of his RoaringRampageOfRevenge he has been ''operated on Robert's RoaringRampageOfRevenge, Vincente was ''given a vagina, forced to appear assigned female at birth''.rape himself with dilators, and made to look like Robert's dead wife!''.]]
7th Oct '16 6:11:10 PM Boone
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* EasySexChange: [[spoiler: Vera is actually Vicente after Robert's RoaringRampageOfRevenge.]]

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* EasySexChange: [[spoiler: Vera is actually Vicente after Robert's RoaringRampageOfRevenge.]] Averted - it takes ''years''. Years of dilation every day, batch after batch of skin grafts, more surgeries (where'd that feminine voice come from?), and estrogen in Vera's drink.]] This last one, [[FreezeFrameBonus Blink And You'll Miss It]] in the first scene!
25th Jan '16 11:39:49 AM VenomLancerHae
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* ChekhovsGun: Yoga, [[spoiler: it helps Vicente with keeping his self despite the radical changes his body has suffered]], the head sculptures Vera makes [[spoiler: which are identical to the one Vicente left unfinished before getting kidnapped]] and a woman's dress [[spoiler: which helps him with convincing his friend who he actually is]].

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* ChekhovsGun: ChekhovsGun:
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Yoga, [[spoiler: it helps Vicente with keeping his self despite the radical changes his body has suffered]], the head sculptures Vera makes [[spoiler: which are identical to the one Vicente left unfinished before getting kidnapped]] and a woman's dress [[spoiler: which helps him with convincing his friend who he actually is]].



* CreepyHousekeeper: Marilia.
* DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler:Robert.]]

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%% * CreepyHousekeeper: Marilia.
%% * DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler:Robert.]]



* DrivenToMadness: [[spoiler:Norma]]. ''[[BreakTheCutie Twice]]''.

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%% * DrivenToMadness: [[spoiler:Norma]]. ''[[BreakTheCutie Twice]]''.



* FauxAffablyEvil: [[spoiler:Robert]]

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%% * FauxAffablyEvil: [[spoiler:Robert]]



* LoveMakesYouCrazy/[[LoveMakesYouEvil Evil]]: The extent of [[spoiler:Robert's revenge, up to and including making Vicente look just like his own wife]], which ended up as...

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%% * LoveMakesYouCrazy/[[LoveMakesYouEvil Evil]]: LoveMakesYouCrazy: The extent of [[spoiler:Robert's revenge, up to and including making Vicente look just like his own wife]], which ended up as...wife]].



* KarmicTransformation: [[spoiler: At least according to Robert.]]
* KnightTemplarParent: And ''how''.
* MadScientist: Robert.

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%% * KarmicTransformation: [[spoiler: At least according to Robert.]]
%% * KnightTemplarParent: And ''how''.
%% * MadScientist: Robert.



* NearRapeExperience[=/=]DateRapeAverted: [[spoiler:Vicente to Norma. It's only after he slaps her unconscious (she kept crying and screaming "No!") that he realizes what he's doing and redresses her as best as he can, but he still leaves her lying there in the garden for Robert to find]].

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* NearRapeExperience[=/=]DateRapeAverted: NearRapeExperience: [[spoiler:Vicente to Norma. It's only after he slaps her unconscious (she kept crying and screaming "No!") that he realizes what he's doing and redresses her as best as he can, but he still leaves her lying there in the garden for Robert to find]].



* PunnyName: Unintentional. See {{Narm}} for details.
* RapeAndRevenge

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%% * PunnyName: Unintentional. See {{Narm}} for details.
Unintentional.
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* RapeAndRevenge



* RuleOfSymbolism

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* RuleOfSymbolismRuleOfSymbolism:



* ScaleOfScientificSins: Robert's breakthroughs in artificial skin are hailed as nigh-miraculous, until he confides with his superiors that he's using transgenic material from pigs (the animal with tissues closest to humans') to manufacture it. He's immediately chastised for it, since not only is it ''illegal'' and banned by the European scientific community, but because it's "unethical."

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* ScaleOfScientificSins: ScaleOfScientificSins:
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Robert's breakthroughs in artificial skin are hailed as nigh-miraculous, until he confides with his superiors that he's using transgenic material from pigs (the animal with tissues closest to humans') to manufacture it. He's immediately chastised for it, since not only is it ''illegal'' and banned by the European scientific community, but because it's "unethical."



* TooDumbToLive: Vicente [[spoiler: trying to have sex with an obviously deranged woman.]]

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* TooDumbToLive: TooDumbToLive:
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Vicente [[spoiler: trying to have sex with an obviously deranged woman.]]
9th Oct '15 11:57:43 PM fingernailblueblueblue7
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** Vera's bodysuit, a "second skin" that becomes his identity as much as the one Robert grafts on him.

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** Vera's bodysuit, a [[spoiler:a "second skin" that becomes his identity as much as the one Robert grafts on him.]]
19th Aug '15 12:41:29 AM OnTheHillside
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* BecomingTheMask: [[ZigZaggingTrope Played with]] and [[spoiler: ulitmatly subverted with Vicente/Vera]].
* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Vicente has had his revenge against Robert and managed to escape the mansion he was confined into, but he now female-assigned primary and secondary sex characteristics.]]

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* BecomingTheMask: [[ZigZaggingTrope Played with]] and [[spoiler: ulitmatly ultimately subverted with Vicente/Vera]].
* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Vicente has had his revenge against Robert and managed to escape the mansion he was confined into, but he now the female-assigned primary and secondary sex characteristics.characteristics he's been assigned won't be undone easily. Nor will all the trauma.]]



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Robert's first wife, upon seeing her disfigured face for the first time, takes a flying leap off her balcony... right before their daughter's eyes]]. The incident traumatized the latter severely, and [[spoiler:just when she seems to get well enough to socialize in public again, Vicente's [[AttemptedRape attempted]] {{date rape}} completely ''broke her'' and she soon follows in her mother's footsteps]]. Later on, [[spoiler: Vicente tries to kill himself by slicing his throat open with a knife, which is why the mansion's staff is forbidden from handing him any edged or bladed items]]. In present time, [[spoiler:He half-heartedly attempts it again by using the ''paper'' from his books to cut herself, but as Robert states, if she had really meant it, he would have cut his throat instead of her chest]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Robert's first wife, upon seeing her disfigured face for the first time, takes a flying leap off her balcony... right before their daughter's eyes]]. The incident traumatized the latter severely, and [[spoiler:just when she seems to get well enough to socialize in public again, Vicente's [[AttemptedRape attempted]] {{date rape}} completely ''broke her'' and she soon follows in her mother's footsteps]]. Later on, [[spoiler: Vicente tries to kill himself by slicing his throat open with a knife, which is why the mansion's staff is forbidden from handing him any edged or bladed items]]. In present time, [[spoiler:He half-heartedly attempts it again by using the ''paper'' from his books to cut herself, himself, but as Robert states, if she he had really meant it, he would have cut his throat instead of her his chest]].



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler: What Richard does to his daughter rapist.]] And what [[spoiler:Vera does when he's freed from captivity]].

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler: What Richard does to his daughter daughter's rapist.]] And what [[spoiler:Vera does when he's freed from captivity]].



* WhiteMaskOfDoom: Vera is having one of [[spoiler: his]] own.

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* WhiteMaskOfDoom: Vera is having has one of [[spoiler: his]] own.
14th Aug '15 3:04:20 PM OnTheHillside
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* StockholmSyndrome: [[spoiler:Vicente does a phenomenal job of faking this.]]
14th Aug '15 2:38:35 PM OnTheHillside
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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Robert's first wife, upon seeing her disfigured face for the first time, takes a flying leap off her balcony... right before their daughter's eyes]]. The incident traumatized the latter severely, and [[spoiler:just when she seems to get well enough to socialize in public again, Vicente's [[AttemptedRape attempted]] {{date rape}} completely ''broke her'' and she soon follows in her mother's footsteps]]. Later on, [[spoiler: Vincente tries to kill himself by slicing his throat open with a knife, which is why the mansion's staff is forbidden from handing him any edged or bladed items]]. In present time, [[spoiler:He half-heartedly attempts it again by using the ''paper'' from his books to cut herself, but as Robert states, if she had really meant it, he would have cut his throat instead of her chest]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Robert's first wife, upon seeing her disfigured face for the first time, takes a flying leap off her balcony... right before their daughter's eyes]]. The incident traumatized the latter severely, and [[spoiler:just when she seems to get well enough to socialize in public again, Vicente's [[AttemptedRape attempted]] {{date rape}} completely ''broke her'' and she soon follows in her mother's footsteps]]. Later on, [[spoiler: Vincente Vicente tries to kill himself by slicing his throat open with a knife, which is why the mansion's staff is forbidden from handing him any edged or bladed items]]. In present time, [[spoiler:He half-heartedly attempts it again by using the ''paper'' from his books to cut herself, but as Robert states, if she had really meant it, he would have cut his throat instead of her chest]].



* LoveMakesYouCrazy/[[LoveMakesYouEvil Evil]]: The extent of [[spoiler:Robert's revenge, up to and including making Vincente look just like his own wife]], which ended up as...

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* LoveMakesYouCrazy/[[LoveMakesYouEvil Evil]]: The extent of [[spoiler:Robert's revenge, up to and including making Vincente Vicente look just like his own wife]], which ended up as...
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