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SPIDER

by David Cronenberg

synopsis

Dennis Clegg is in his thirties and lives in a halfway house for the mentally ill in London. Dennis, nicknamed "Spider" by his mother has been institutionalized with acute schizophrenia for some 20 years. He has never truly recovered, however, and as the story progresses we vicariously experience his increasingly fragile grip on reality.

international title: Spider
original title: Spider
country: United Kingdom, Canada
sales agent: Capitol Films
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: David Cronenberg
film run: 98'
release date: PT 13.09.02, GR 25.10.02, ES 25.10.02, BE 06.11.02, FR 06.11.02, IT 29.11.02, UK 03.01.03, SE 10.01.03, DK 07.02.03, CZ 27.03.03, PL 19.09.03, HU 13.11.03
screenplay: Patrick McGrath
cast: Ralph Fiennes, Gabriel Byrne, Miranda Richardson, Bradley Hall
cinematography by: Peter Suschitzky
film editing: Ronald Sanders
art director: Andrew Sanders
costumes designer: Denise Cronenberg
music: Howard Shore
producer: David Cronenberg, Samuel Hadida, Catherine Bailey
production: Capitol Films, Artists Independent Network, Grosvenor Park, Spider Productions (CA)
distributor: Helkon SK Film Distribution, Lusomundo (PT), Manga Films (ES), Metropolitan Filmexport (FR), Fandango (IT), Scanbox (SE), Filmcompagniet (DK), HCE (CZ), Monolith (PL), Flamex Film (HU)
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