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

Akira KUROSAWA

Akira KUROSAWA

Script Writer
Hector BABENCO

Hector BABENCO

Director, Actor
Lars Von Trier

Lars Von Trier

Script Writer
Michael POWELL

Michael POWELL

Director, Script Writer
Pen-Ek RATANARUANG

Pen-Ek RATANARUANG

Woody ALLEN

Woody ALLEN

Director, Actor
Youssef CHAHINE

Youssef CHAHINE

Director, Actor
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