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

Bo WIDERBERG

Bo WIDERBERG

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Eldar SHENGELAIA

Eldar SHENGELAIA

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Jonathan DEMME

Jonathan DEMME

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Nanni MORETTI

Nanni MORETTI

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Olivier ASSAYAS

Olivier ASSAYAS

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Raymond DEPARDON

Raymond DEPARDON

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Sean PENN

Sean PENN

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ZHANG Yimou

ZHANG Yimou

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