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

Arne SUCKSDORFF

Arne SUCKSDORFF

Brillante MENDOZA

Brillante MENDOZA

Director
Eduardo VALENTE

Eduardo VALENTE

Gus VAN SANT

Gus VAN SANT

Script Writer
Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Kenji MIZOGUCHI

Kenji MIZOGUCHI

Director
Michael MOORE

Michael MOORE

Script Writer
Wim WENDERS

Wim WENDERS

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