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Cronenberg, David 1943-

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Most widely held works by David Cronenberg
A history of violence by David Cronenberg( Visual )
52 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,989 WorldCat member 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 by David Cronenberg( Visual )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,749 WorldCat member 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
A dangerous method by David Cronenberg( Visual )
36 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The relationship between fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung and his mentor Sigmund Freud is torn apart when Sabina Spielrein, a troubled but beautiful young woman, comes between them and forever changes the face of modern thought
The fly by Jeff Goldblum( Visual )
60 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,216 WorldCat member 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 by David Cronenberg( Visual )
89 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,080 WorldCat member 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
Cosmopolis by David Cronenberg( Visual )
36 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eric Packer, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager, heads out in his tricked-out stretch limo, while remotely wagering his company's massive fortune on a bet against the Chinese Yuan. Little does he know his perfectly ordered, doubt-free world is about to implode
Naked lunch by David Cronenberg( Visual )
58 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 975 WorldCat member 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 by David Cronenberg( Visual )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member 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
Existenz by David Cronenberg( Visual )
80 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A designer of a virtual reality game is hunted by an assassin intent on killing her and destroying her creation
Stephen King's The dead zone by David Cronenberg( Visual )
40 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member 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
Nightmares & dreamscapes by Stephen King( Recording )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member 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
Dead ringers by David Cronenberg( Visual )
58 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member 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
Scanners by David Cronenberg( Visual )
58 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member 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
Consumed : a novel by David Cronenberg( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naomi and Nathan thrive on the yellow journalism of the social-media age. They are nomadic freelancers in pursuit of sensation and depravity. Naomi becomes engrossed about Célestine and Aristide Arosteguy, Marxist philosophers and sexual libertines. Célestine has been found dead and mutilated in her Paris apartment; police suspect Aristide of killing her and consuming parts of her body. Nathan, meanwhile, is in Budapest photographing the controversial work of an unlicensed surgeon. After sleeping with one of Molnár's patients, Nathan contracts a rare STD called Roiphe's. Their parallel narratives become entwined with 3-D printing, North Korea, the Cannes Film Festival and, in an incredible number of varieties, sex
Spider by David Cronenberg( Visual )
62 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 631 WorldCat member 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
Crash by David Cronenberg( Visual )
93 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member 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
The brood by David Cronenberg( Visual )
21 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member 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
Crash by J. G Ballard( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a bleak, passionless world of multi-lane freeways, Crash presents the story of James Ballard and his wife Catherine, whose search for authentic experience leads them into the sump oil-soaked world of Vaughan, a renegade scientist who seeks sexual release by crashing into cars on the freeway, hoping in this way to achieve a new relationship between flesh and metal, man and machine
The American nightmare ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Knife-wielding murderers, buxom teens fleeing for their lives and the undead limping across streets. These images are synonymous with horror movies. Go behind-the-scenes with filmmaker greats as they reveal their inspirations for some of the most disturbingly gruesome films that have emerged on screen
Fresh Air with Terry Gross. [Terry Gross interviews 11 stars of stage & screen] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program includes interviews with 11 stars
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Cronenberg, David
Cronenberg, David Paul 1943-
Cronenburg, David
David Cronenberg
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