Cronenberg, David 1943-
Most widely held works about David Cronenberg
Most widely held works by David Cronenberg
A history of violence ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,539 libraries worldwide
Tom is a loving, well-respected family man from a small Indiana town. When two criminals show up at his diner, Tom is forced to take action and thwart the robbery attempt. Suddenly heralded as a local hero who took the courage to stand up to crime, people look up to Tom as a man of high moral regard. But all the media attention attracts the likes of the mob, who show up at Tom's doorstep. Is it a case of mistaken identity or does Tom have a history that no one knows about?
Eastern promises ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
Anna, a midwife at a North London hospital, finds the diary of a Russian teenager who dies giving birth to a baby, and resolves to find the young girls' relatives in the hopes of providing the orphaned child with a loving family. As Anna follows the clues the diary provides, she finds evidence of a local Russian mob's criminal activities, and meets Nikolai, a formidable mob enforcer. Anna and Nikolai find themselves growing close as the Russian mobsters behind the girl's death become aware of Anna's discoveries regarding their crimes.
The fly ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Seth Brundle develops a system to transport objects in a matter of seconds, but when he tries it on himself, Seth's genes and molecules are accidentally fused with those of a fly. Seth's initial excitement over his new physical abilities turns into a nightmare as his insect half begins to take over.
Videodrome ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 729 libraries worldwide
When Max Renn goes looking for edgy new shows for his sleazy cable TV station, he stumbles across the pirate broadcast of a hyperviolent torture show called Videodrome. As he struggles to unearth the origins of the program, he embarks on a hallucinatory journey into a shadow world of right-wing conspiracies, sadomasochistic sex games, and bodily transformation.
Nightmares & dreamscapes. Volumes 1, 2 and 3 by Stephen King ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
One of the best-selling authors to ever set pen to paper, Stephen King crafts macabre tales of the highest order. In his third collection of short stories, King displays the range and fecundity of imagination that his readers savor.
Existenz ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 597 libraries worldwide
A designer of a virtual reality game is hunted by an assassin intent on killing her and destroying her creation.
Dead ringers by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 577 libraries worldwide
In portrayals that won the New York Film Critics Best Actor Award, Jeremy Irons plays twin gynecologists whose emotional dependency collapses into mind games, madness, and murder.
Naked lunch ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Part-time pest-control man and full-time drug addict Bill Lee (Weller) seeks escape from his troubled existence in 1953 New York and flees to Interzone (a hallucinatory version of Tangiers) where reality and fantasy have merged. It's a strange, surreal landscape inhabited by mugwumps, half-alien, half-insect creatures, man-sized centipedes, carnivorous typewriters and bizarre humans. Compelled to make sense of this alien territory, he writes a book called "Naked lunch."
M. Butterfly ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Story of a French diplomat and a Beijing Opera star who carry on a love affair over almost 20 years before the diplomat discovers something shocking about his lover.
Spider by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 502 libraries worldwide
Upon his release from a mental institution, Spider takes up residence in a halfway house. Paranoid, quiet, and forever making notes, Spider spends much of his time remembering his youth, specifically a horrific event from his childhood that occurred after he came to believe that his father was having an affair.
Cronenberg on Cronenberg by David Cronenberg ( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Scanners ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Supernaturals with the power to destroy human beings through telepathy are bent on taking over the world while a young artist races against time to stop them.
Crash ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Film producer and sexual adventurer James Ballard's life is transformed by a car crash. It introduces him to Dr. Helen Remington, as her husband is propelled through the windshield and into James' car, dead. No sooner are Helen and James both out of the hospital than they show up together at a late-night show staged by Vaughan, whose near-fatal accident left him obsessed with the erotic possibilities of crashes. Vaughan savors crash data and presides over a cult of like-minded fetishists, soon joined by James--comatose with lust and fascination--as he single-mindedly pursues this new erotic linking of cars, sex, and injury.
Stephen King's The dead zone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
After being in a coma for years, a man awakens with strange psychic abilities that come into effect whenever he touches someone.
Naked lunch ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 282 libraries worldwide
"A pest-control man seeks escape from his troubled existence and flees to Interzone, a hallucinatory version of Tangiers, where reality and fantasy have merged."--Container.
David Cronenberg : interviews with Serge Grünberg by David Cronenberg ( Book )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and French and held by 279 libraries worldwide
This compelling collection of interviews by critic Grünberg examines the unique career of the writer/director, David Cronenberg, who created such commercial sci-fi horror hits as 'Scanners' and 'The Fly', while simultaneously stretching the envelope of popular cinema.
Eastern promises ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in Multiple languages and English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin is a driver for one of London's most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. His carefully maintained existence is jarred once he crosses paths at Christmastime with Anna Khitrova, a midwife at a North London hospital. Anna is deeply affected by the death of a teenager while giving birth to a baby, and she resolves to try and trace the baby's lineage and relatives. The girl has a personal diary, but it is written in Russian. Anna accidentally unleashes the full fury of the crime family, and Nikolai unexpectedly finds his loyalties divided. Hanging in the balance is a harrowing chain of murder, deceit, and retribution.
M. Butterfly ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
A French civil service officer risks and then abandons everything in his life in his obsessive pursuit of a enigmatic Chinese opera diva who harbors a secret.
The Dead zone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
One fateful night, Johnny Smith smashes head-on into an enormous truck. For five long years, Johnny is plunged into a deep coma. When he awakens, he discovers that his youth, his career and his fiancee, Sara, have all been lost. But Johnny has gained something--extraordinary psychic powers allowing him to see visions of the past, present and future. In episode after episode, Johnny is propelled into horror-filled, supernatural experiences.
The brood ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Frank Carveth finds himself faced with a terrible predicament. His wife is in an institution suffering from mental illness, yet her therapy does not seem to be working. The institute's director refuses to reveal the nature of the therapy he is using to treat her. Before Frank can learn more, a series of bizarre murders rock the city-- victims of vengeful, murderous creatures that destroy anything that gets in their way.
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