Nelly: The Snakeskin Woman

At just 32 years old, Nusrit (Nelly) Shaheen from Coventry, has defied odds to become one of the oldest known survivors of Harlequin Ichthyosis – a rare skin disorder which causes her skin to grown ten times faster than normal, giving her scaly, snake-like skin. In this heart-warming documentary, we follow Nelly as she battles to live a normal life in the face of extreme adversity. Will she raise the funds she needs for a life changing treatment for the condition that affects every aspect of her life and threatens to stop her from her achieving her dream of doing a skydive?