the filmmaker David Cronenberg he returned this 2022 with the body-horror Crimes of the Future, his first feature film since Maps to the Stars (2014), which was released in theaters in the United States on June 10 via NEON.
And for those of us who are waiting for the distribution of your film in Mexico, we have very good news for you. Deadline announced that MUBI acquired the distribution rights to Crimes of the Futurethroughout the Latin American territory, Turkey, India and Malaysia.
At the moment the launch dates in these markets have not been set. The outlet comments that Rocket Science handles international sales and negotiated the deal with MUBI. The distribution plan remains to be known, that is, if it will have a simultaneous premiere in theaters and streaming, or one of the two.
The film celebrated its world premiere on the stage of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, held from May 17 to 28 of this year. He competed for the Palme d’Or, which was awarded to Ruben Östlund’s Triangle of Sadness.
Crimes of the Future is starring Lea Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, y Viggo Mortensenand carries the Motion Picture Association’s MPA R Rating for:
“Strong and disturbing violent content and lurid imagery, graphic nudity and some language.”
“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. “.
About Crimes of the Future, Cronenberg, director and screenwriter of the filmsays to have, “unfinished business with the future,”whose style in his most recent project leans toward the body-horror seen in feature films by the filmmaker such as The Fly, The Brood, Rabid, y Shivers. The filmmaker adds:
“Crimes of the Future is a meditation on human evolution… the ways we’ve had to take control of the process because we’ve created such powerful environments that didn’t exist before.. [Es] an evolution of things I’ve done before. Fans will see key references to other scenes and moments from my other movies. That is a continuity of my understanding of technology connected to the human body. Technology is always an extension of the human body, even when it appears to be very mechanical and non-human.”.
- 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.
- Cronenberg’s first film in eight years (since the release of Maps to the Stars).
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.
Some of MUBI’s most recent releases include Decision to Leave by Park Chan-wook The Five Devils by Lea Mysius Medusa Deluxe by Thomas Hardiman, and the acclaimed The Worst Person in the World de Joachim Trier.