In My Skin (2002, Directed by Marina da Van) Did You Know?: This was actress/director Marina da Van's debut full-length feature. vs. The Begotten (1990, Directed by E. Elias Merhige) Did You Know?: Although less than 80 minutes long, The Begotten's visuals required an additional eight months of post-production optical work (now THAT'S some fucking dedication and patience).