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

HOU Hsiao-Hsien

HOU Hsiao-Hsien

Director
Jean-Luc GODARD

Jean-Luc GODARD

Director
Luis BUÑUEL

Luis BUÑUEL

Director
Luc DARDENNE

Luc DARDENNE

Director
Michael HANEKE

Michael HANEKE

Director
Miklos JANCSO

Miklos JANCSO

Director
Naomi KAWASE

Naomi KAWASE

Director, writer
Orson WELLES

Orson WELLES

Serguei BONDARTCHOUK

Serguei BONDARTCHOUK

Director
Yórgos LÁNTHIMOS

Yórgos LÁNTHIMOS

Director
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