Director, Actor 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

Abbas KIAROSTAMI

Abbas KIAROSTAMI

Director, Actor
Abderrahmane SISSAKO

Abderrahmane SISSAKO

Director, Writer, Producer
Agnès VARDA

Agnès VARDA

Director
Joachim TRIER

Joachim TRIER

Director
Kristen STEWART

Kristen STEWART

Actress
Luc DARDENNE

Luc DARDENNE

Director
Michel BRAULT

Michel BRAULT

Nagisa OSHIMA

Nagisa OSHIMA

Sergei LOZNITSA

Sergei LOZNITSA

Director
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