David Paul Cronenberg, OC, FRSC (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian filmmaker, screenwriter and actor. He is one of the principal originators of what is commonly known as the body horror or venereal horror genre. This style of filmmaking explores people's fears of bodily transformation and infection. In his films, the psychological is typically intertwined with the physical. In the first half of his career, he explored these themes mostly through horror and science fiction, although his work has since expanded beyond these genres. He has been called "the most audacious and challenging narrative director in the English-speaking world."
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“Long live the new flesh.”
—David Cronenberg (b.1943)
“The chief want, in every State that I have been into, was a high and earnest purpose in its inhabitants. This alone draws out the great resources of Nature, and at last taxes her beyond her resources; for man naturally dies out of her.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)