Director, Actor, Script Writer CANADA

David CRONENBERG

David CRONENBERG
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

Jury members
President - Feature films - 1999
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Directors

Baz LUHRMANN

Baz LUHRMANN

Script Writer
Francesca COMENCINI

Francesca COMENCINI

Director
John TURTURRO

John TURTURRO

Actor, Script Writer
Kenji MIZOGUCHI

Kenji MIZOGUCHI

Director
Michael HANEKE

Michael HANEKE

Director, Actor
Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN

Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN

Director, Script Writer
Nuri Bilge CEYLAN

Nuri Bilge CEYLAN

Director
Walter SALLES

Walter SALLES

Director
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