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David Cronenberg To Receive Lifetime Honor at San Sebastian Film Festival

Canadian master of horror David Cronenberg will receive the Donostia Award, a lifetime achievement honor, at this year’s San Sebastian Film Festival. Cronenberg will receive the award at a gala on September 21 in San Sebastian’s Victoria Eugenia Theatre, followed by the screening of his latest movie, Crimes of the Future. The dystopian drama, which […]

David Cronenberg’s ‘Crimes of the Future’ Goes to MUBI for Latin America, Turkey, India

Arthouse streaming platform MUBI is still having a busy Cannes. Two weeks after the 2022 Cannes festival wrapped, MUBI has closed a deal for David Cronenberg’s competition title Crimes of the Future, picking up rights in multiple territories from sales group Rocket Science. Rocket Science confirmed MUBI bought Crimes of the Future for Latin America, […]

Cannes: Indigenous Director Wearing Moccasins Initially Turned Away From Film Premiere

Canadian Indigenous filmmaker Kelvin Redvers was initially turned away from a red carpet screening of David Cronenberg’s Crimes of the Future at the Cannes Film Festival. The Dene director was stopped after he showed up wearing hand-made moccasins with the requisite tuxedo. After an intervention by the Telefilm Canada, the Canadian film financier, and the […]

David Cronenberg on U.S. Politics: Canadians “Think Everybody in the U.S. Is Completely Insane”

“I hope to commit a few more cinematic crimes before I’m finished,” said David Cronenberg, unveiling his return to Cannes with Crimes of the Future, the competition title that premiered at the film festival on Monday. Despite, in his own words, being “older than the Cannes Film Festival” (Cronenberg is 77, Cannes celebrates its 75th […]

Cannes: David Cronenberg “Very Touched” By ‘Crimes of the Future’ Audience Response at World Premiere

David Cronenberg and the stars of his latest movie, Crimes of the Future, got to bask in the glory of an extended Cannes Film Festival standing ovation. The director and members of the cast, which includes Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux and Kristen Stewart, were showered in 6 minutes of applause after the film screened at […]

Viggo Mortensen and Léa Seydoux in David Cronenberg’s ‘Crimes of the Future’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

Kristen Stewart and Scott Speedman also star in the Canadian auteur’s return to body horror and bizarre human evolution in a future where surgery is the new sex.

Cannes Flashback: Viggo Mortensen and David Cronenberg’s History Began at the Fest

Director David Cronenberg first met Viggo Mortensen at a party at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival, where Mortensen was celebrating the unveiling of preview footage from The Lord of the Rings, in which the actor starred as Aragorn. Striking up an immediate rapport, the two vowed to work together one day. They returned to the festival […]

Cannes: Why Greek Cinema Is Having a Moment

Viggo Mortensen stumbles from a crumbling white stone building. He limps, eyes downcast, past ghostly ruins, toward a glittering beach. At the water, he finally raises his head to face one of the defining images of Crimes of the Future — a massive wrecked ship turned on its side, barnacled over with rust, floating a few hundred feet […]

Cannes: Lea Seydoux to Guest on THR’s ‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast Live From Palais

If you are attending the Cannes Film Festival as an accredited badge holder, then you are cordially invited to a special event — presented by The Hollywood Reporter and SAG-AFTRA — at the Palais’ Campari Lounge on Sunday morning: a live recording of THR’s Awards Chatter podcast, followed by a cocktail reception, with the distinguished […]

Viggo Mortensen: Cannes Hasn’t Fully Given David Cronenberg “His Due”

17 years since he came to Cannes with his first David Cronenberg collaboration, the universally-acclaimed A History of Violence, in which he played a small-town diner owner whose mobster past returns to haunt him, Viggo Mortensen returns to the Palais with his fourth. Following 2007’s Eastern Promises (playing a heavily tattooed Russian gangster) and 2011’s […]

Kristen Stewart, Lea Seydoux and Viggo Mortensen Get Weird in Teaser Trailer for David Cronenberg’s ‘Crimes of the Future’

David Cronenberg, it is safe to say, is back. Neon has dropped the first teaser trailer for Cronenberg’s new drama, Crimes of the Future, and it is jam-packed with the sort of wild body-horror and nightmare imagery fans of the Canadian director of The Fly, Eastern Promises and Dead Ringers have come to expect. The […]

Cannes Film Festival 2022 Full Lineup

The Cannes Film Festival is putting on its 75th edition next month. On Thursday, its team unveiled the program for the anniversary edition, a mix of stars and veteran Cannes directors, as well as new voices. Here is the full official lineup of the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, which runs May 17-28. OPENING NIGHT FILM […]