It Came From Canada!

David Cronenberg’s first three films track the progress of epidemics “from the perspective of the disease.” What they reveal is a North American society already on the brink of disaster.

Doctors on a university campus experiment on mentally disturbed youths. A virus carried by cosmetic products wipes out the entire adult female population. A luxury apartment building transforms into the experimental playground for a sexually transmitted parasite. A novel strain of rabies spreads from a plastic surgery clinic to a large city. These are the […]

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