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The Brood


Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Henry Beckman View All


David Cronenberg (Director), David Cronenberg (Writer) View All

Release: May 25th, 1979
Runtime: 1 hour, 32 minutes
A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.
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It starts with an actual play that the characters are watching; when it goes into the first proper character interaction between Hal and Frank i was baffled, i swear i was excpecting it to be revealed as an extension of the play; the whole thing felt completely unnatural, Art Hindle had this weird e....
It's definitely easy to question whether or not Cronenberg's decision to bring his real-life issues into the texture of the film might have problematic implications and end up turning the film into "My Ex-Wife Is Crazy: The Movie" (especially as it reaches its grotesquely troubling conclusion), but ....


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