David Cronenberg (David Cronenberg)( Director)
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Biography David Cronenberg (David Cronenberg)
Future "Baron Blood" and "Singer of mutations," as it is often called in the press, was born in Canada, the son of a journalist and pianist, and sooner discovered the talents, inherited from both parents. Already in school, David began to write and publish stories and tolerable to play classical guitar. Receiving specialty philologist at the University of Toronto, Cronenberg came on television, where for six years, made a dozen solo projects. At 32, he takes the first movie, and soon gaining popularity among fans of the avant-garde and horror. But the farther, the more Cronenberg departs from a purely genre film. Even in early work shows that the director from the very beginning of his career drew questions about the effects of physical abnormalities in the person of his moral and spiritual character. Last Paintings Kronenberg hardly be generally attributed to the genre of horror, with the exception of some anatomical scenes who have always been, handwriting director. These tapes - more research
. It always the ugliness of the body is primary? Or a person has voluntarily makes himself a monster, . sraschivaya your body is with the VCR ( "Videodrome"), . then with the insect ( "The Fly"), . with a car ( "car wreck"), . a computer ( "eXistenZ")? And that drives people to such a step? Circumstances, . inevitability, . curiosity or dormant in each innate perversity? Unlike conventional "koshmarikov", . in which the authors, . usually, . with self-irony relate to the material and do not invest in it deep (and sometimes, . even small) ideas, . Canadian director at everything very seriously,
It is almost impossible to doubt that that absurd world that we see in his films, it is real. And where in general, the real reality? In recent years, with a stunning development of computer technologies, this issue has become particularly relevant. Kroneberg began to explore its already in 1983 in "Videodrome," continued in "naked lunch", and then developed his idea in "eXistenZ". The last film, incidentally, in many ways anticipated the sensational tape Wachowski brothers 'The Matrix', but because of conceptualization of presentation and promotion much less gave her on the box office and the popularity. You should! If you watch "The Matrix" after "existence", it seems no more than a nice clip ...
. See Kronenberg! And the world around you everyday you will find a paradise ...
. Transplantation - Transfer (1966, TV).
. From the sewer - From the Drain (1967, TV).
. Stereo - Stereo (1969, TV).
. Crimes of the Future - Crimes of the Future (1970).
. Letters from Mikeladzhelo - Letter from Michelangelo (1971, TV).
. Jim Ritchie, sculptor - Jim Ritchie Sculptor (1971, TV).
. Winter Garden - Winter Garden (1972, TV).
. Shore of the lake - Lakeshore (1972, TV).
. In the mud - In the Dirt (1972, TV).
. Shivers - Shivers (1975).
. Rabid - Rabid (1977).
. Dissolute Company - Fast Company (1979).
. Geek - Brood, The (1979).
. Scanners - Scanners (1981).
. Videodrome - Videodrome (1983).
. The Dead Zone - Dead Zone, The (1983).
. Fly - Fly, The (1986).
. Tightly connected - Dead Ringers (1988).
. Naked Lunch - Naked Lunch (1991).
. Butterfly (Eastern passion) - M. Butterfly (1993).
Car wreck - Crash (1996).
EXistenZ - eXistenZ (1999).
Spider - Spider (2002).