After being announced as part of the lineup for the 2022 edition of the Cannes Film Festival, Crimes of the Future, the latest from the filmmaker David Cronenberg, continues its promotional campaign in charge of the NEON film company.
The independent film producer and distributor revealed new promotional images with glimpses of the leading trio made up of Lea Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, yViggo Mortensen.
You can find the two images below:
On Crimes of the FutureCronenberg says to have, “unfinished business with the future,” and apparently both in the teaser, and in the description below, it leans towards body-horror, seen in feature films by the filmmaker such as The Fly, The Brood, Rabid, y Shivers.
- Crimes of the Future It is not a remake of Cronenberg’s 1970 film that lasts 63 minutes.
- The feature film carried out its shooting in Greece during the summer of 2021.
- It is Cronenberg’s first film in eight years, since the release of Maps to the Stars (2014).
- Cannes 2022 will take place from May 17 to 28.
“As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), a celebrated performance artist, publicly displays the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Timlin (Kristen Stewart), a researcher for the National Organ Registry, obsessively follows his movements, and that’s when a mysterious group is revealed… Their mission: use Saul’s notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution. “.
Cronenberg directs from the script written by himself.
Scott Speedman, Tanaya Beatty, Lihi Kornowski, y Nadia LitzThey make up the supporting cast.
Robert Lantos produces, with Christelle Conan, Joe Iacono, Victor Loewy, Aida Tannyan, Peter Touche and Thorsten Schumacher serving as executive producers.
NEON will release the film in June.