Told in three interconnected monologues, Second Skin investigates the fraught relationship between mothers and daughters, and how one mistake can reverberate across generations.
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Second Skin Script
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Upon discovering her estranged mother is dying, Quinn returns to the home she fled long ago. As she cares for Sigrid, Quinn wrestles with unsettling childhood memories. What is Sigrid hiding? What do the bedtime stories of selkies she once told her daughter really mean? When a selkie comes ashore, seeking them both out, Quinn must decide if she really wants to know the secret Sigrid buried long ago.