7th CUFF.Docs

Nov 27 - Dec 1, 2019

17th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 20-26, 2019

Cronenberg Retrospective: THE BROOD

Canada, 1979
Archives 2015
Sun, Apr 19 7:30 PM Buy

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PLAYING AS DOUBLE FEATURE WITH SCANNERS

They’re waiting… for you! Surreally slimy effects and psychology meet in THE BROOD. Tiny terror strikes when a man, investigating his wife’s mental breakdown, finds himself faced with a marauding brood of killer mutant children.


DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHY:
David Cronenberg is one of Canada’s most beloved filmmakers, having helmed classics including CRASH, EXISTENZ and DEAD RINGERS. Born in Toronto, Ontario, Cronenberg, once dubbed the “King of Venereal Horror”, has proven himself adept in many mediums and genres, including fiction, with his debut novel, Consumed, released to acclaim in 2014. His latest film is MAP TO THE STARS.


CINEMATOGRAPHER BIOGRAPHY:
Mark Irwin is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after cinematographers, with films like SCREAM, THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY and DUMB AND DUMBER to his credit. Born in Toronto, Ontario, Irwin has worked with David Cronenberg on a number of films.

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Horror

18+
90 Minutes

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Director/ Screenwriter:
David Cronenberg

Producer:
Claude Héroux

Cinematographer:
Mark Irwin

Cast:
Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle

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