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MURIBECA, Maria das Mercês Maia  and  PEREIRA, Wagner da Matta. When the wolf and the lamb take off their skin: the psychoanalysis listening to pedophilia. Cogito [online]. 2013, vol.14, pp. 24-28. ISSN 1519-9479.

This article address the issue of pedophilia in the light of psychoanalysis, based on the movies: The Woodsman and Mysterious Skin, both launched in 2004. The first movie focuses on the paraphilic sexual disorder of pedophilia in the aggressor’s viewpoint, while the second focuses on the narrative of those who suffer sexual abuse in their childhood, whose consequences let, on the wolf victims, wounds that mark their psyche and behavior, and which cannot be deleted from their lives.

Keywords : Psychoanalysis; cinema; sexual disorder; pedophilia.

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