Director 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

Alfred HITCHCOCK

Alfred HITCHCOCK

Director
Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV

Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV

Director, script writer
Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Director
Kon ICHIKAWA

Kon ICHIKAWA

Lisandro ALONSO

Lisandro ALONSO

Luc BESSON

Luc BESSON

Director
Orson WELLES

Orson WELLES

Paul VERHOEVEN

Paul VERHOEVEN

Director
Richard MELLOUL

Richard MELLOUL

Director
Youssef CHAHINE

Youssef CHAHINE

Director
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