Director, Actor, Script Writer CANADA

David CRONENBERG

David CRONENBERG

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Biography

Canadian director, David Cronenberg, was born in March 1943, in Toronto. While at university, he became interested in film and produced two shorts, Transfer and From the Drain. His first films were Stereo and Crimes of the Future, both shoted in the late '60's. In 1975, Cronenberg shoted his first commercial feature, Shivers. He directed The Brood in 1979, then, Scanners. Cronenberg's next film, Videodrome (1983) was hailed by Andy Warhol as "the Clockwork Orange of the 80s". In 1996, he won the Prix Spécial du Jury at Cannes with Crash. Then he presented two films in Festival de Cannes' official Competition: Spider (2002) and A History of Violence (2005).

Films presented at Cannes

Awards

CRASH
CRASH 1996 Special Jury Prize Director, Script / Dialogue
Jury members
President - Feature films - 1999
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Directors

Arnaud DESPLECHIN

Arnaud DESPLECHIN

Director, Actor, Script Writer
Bogdan MIRICA

Bogdan MIRICA

Director
Fernando Ezequiel SOLANAS

Fernando Ezequiel SOLANAS

Compositeur, Set Designer, Script Writer
Helmut KÄUTNER

Helmut KÄUTNER

Director
Lucas DEMARE

Lucas DEMARE

Michael DUDOK DE WIT

Michael DUDOK DE WIT

Director
Tomás GUTIÉRREZ ALEA

Tomás GUTIÉRREZ ALEA

Script Writer, Director
Xavier DOLAN

Xavier DOLAN

Director, Actor
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