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

Agnès VARDA

Agnès VARDA

Director
Alice ROHRWACHER

Alice ROHRWACHER

Director, Script Writer
Georgiana MOLDOVEANU

Georgiana MOLDOVEANU

Hsiao Hsien HOU

Hsiao Hsien HOU

Director
Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Director, Script Writer
Kenji MIZOGUCHI

Kenji MIZOGUCHI

Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Marc RECHA

Marc RECHA

Director
Peter HANDKE

Peter HANDKE

Writer
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