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    1. 1. DavidCronenbergThriller Director
    2. 2. • Born in march 15th 1943 is a screenwriter film maker and actor Born in Toronto Canada Cronenberg was the son of a musician Esther and Milton Cronenberg a writer and editor. He was raised in a middle class progressive Jewish family. Although born Jewish Cronenberg see’s death as “the end of anything progressive” an therefore explores this through horror an thriller movies.Basic biography
    3. 3. Director Commercials producer ActorCosmopolis (2012) Hydro- Energy Transfer (1966) Into the Night (1985) conservation A dangerous Caramilk -Cadbury’s Stereo (1969) The Fly (1986)method(2011) caramilkEastern promises Nike- Nike air 180 Crimes of the Future Nightbreed (1990)(2007) (1970)A history of violence Dead Ringers (1988) To Die For (1995)(2005)Spider (2002) Crash (1996) The Stupids (1996)Short6 (2001) I’m losing you (1998) Extreme Measures (1996)eXistenZ (1999) Existenz (1999) Last Night (1998)Crash (1996) Spider (2002) Resurrection (1999)The Fly (1986) Jason X (2002)Filmography
    4. 4. • Cronenberg started his career in the film industry with the creation of two short films which spiked the interest of Ivan Reitman an they went into a partnership.• The canadian government provided funding for his ‘bodyshock’ horror films in the 1970’s such as Shivers, Fast company(1979) and rabid.• later he progressed into thrillers however still produces a vast amount of horrorsCareer
    5. 5. • William S. Burroughs who Cronenburg said to be his “literacy hero”• Vladimir Nabokov a novalist, poet and short story writer• Burroughs book ‘naked lunch’ was seen as one of the most controversial books of it’s time, Crounenburg’s adaptation of this is perhaps the best example of a film that straddles the line between his works of personal chaos and phycological confusion. Influences 5
    6. 6. • All stereotypes turn out to be true. This is a horrifying thing about life. All those things you fought against as a youth: you begin to realize theyre stereotypes because theyre true.• Everybodys a mad scientist, and life is their lab. Were all trying to experiment to find a way to live, to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos.• Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion.• When youre in the muck you can only see muck. If you somehow manage to float above it, you still see the muck but you see it from a different perspective. And you see other things too. Thats the consolation of philosophy. Quotes 6
    7. 7. • (2004) science Fiction Magazine labeled him second best directer• Special Jury Prize at the (1996) Cannes Film Festival for Crash• (1999) Silver Bear Award at the 49th Berlin International Film festival• (2006) Carrose d’Or Cannes Film Fest• (2012) Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee MedalAwards 7
    8. 8. • Cronenburs known for his overly gory (Body shock style ass can be seen in the trailer below• 8
    9. 9. • Although cronenberg’s films are mainly horror’s his work with thrillers or physiologically challenging films are what hold my interest such as Crash (1996) which plays with the ideas of sexual tension and danger.• This way of sustaining tension throughout the film attracts my interest. Although the majority of the film is given away at the start.• In my opinion cronenberg is a skilled directer.• Who although is slightly gory with his body-shock film direction. Still has created fantastic films which hold both suspense and the audiences anxiety.Opinion 9