David Cronenberg's The brood
(Blu-ray) 

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Contributors
Cronenberg, David, 1943- film director,
David, Pierre, 1944- film producer.
Solnicki, Victor, film producer.
Héroux, Claude, film producer.
Reed, Oliver, 1938-1999, actor.
Published
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2015].
Format
Blu-ray
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
ISBN
1681430606, 9781681430607
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert ( folded : color illustrations ; 16 cm) 
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Published
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2015].
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
Language
English
ISBN
1681430606, 9781681430607
UPC
715515159111

Notes

General Note
Blu-ray release of the 1979 motion picture.
General Note
Widescreen (1.78:1).
General Note
Film clip and additional information on the film available at the Criterion Collection website.
General Note
Special features: Radio spot ; Birth pains (2015 documentary, actor Samantha Eggar, executive producer Pierre David, cinematographer Mark Irwin, assistant director, John Board, and special makeup effects artists Rick Baker and Joe Blasco discuss director David Cronenberg's early work and the making of the film); Oliver Reed (episode of the Merv Griffin Show from April 25, 1980, features actor Oliver Reed along with director Orson Welles and entertainer Charo); Meet the Carveths (2013 interview, Fangoria editor in chief Chris Alexander talks to actors Art Hindle and Cindy Hinds about the film); Crimes of the future: Crimes of the future (1970 ; 63 min.), Cronenberg: the early years (2011 interview, conducted by Fangoria editor in chief Chris Alexander, in which the director discusses his transition in filmmaking ; 13 min.). Insert includes an essay by critic Carrie Rickey.
Creation/Production Credits
Art director, Carol Spier ; editor, Alan Collins ; director of photography, Mark Irwin ; music, Howard Shore.
Creation/Production Credits
Crimes of the future: photographed and edited by David Cronenberg.
Creation/Production Credits
Cronenberg: the early years: director of photography, Michael Jari Davidson ; editor, Tod Corman.
Participants/Performers
Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Nuala Fitzgerald, Susan Hogan, Gary McKeehan, Cindy Hinds, Henry Beckman.
Participants/Performers
Crimes of the future: Ronald Mlodzik, Jon Lidolt, Tania Zolty, Paul Mulholland, Jack Messinger, Iain Ewing, William Haslam, Ray Woodley, Stefen Czerniecki, Rafe Macpherson, Willem Poolman, Don Owen, Udo Kasemets, Bruce Martin, Brian Linehan, Leland Richard, Stephen Zeifman, Norman Snider, William Wine, Kaspars Dzeguze, Sheldon Cohen, George Gibbins.
Description
A disturbed woman is receiving a radical form of psychotherapy at a remote, mysterious institute. Meanwhile, her five-year-old daughter, under the care of her estranged husband, is being terrorized by a group of demonic beings. How these two storylines connect is the shocking and grotesque secret of this bloody tale of monstrous parenthood.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
Blu-ray ; region A ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono.
Language
In English with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cronenberg, D., David, P., Solnicki, V., Héroux, C., Reed, O., Eggar, S., Hindle, A., Fitzgerald, N., Hogan, S. (., McKeehan, G., Hinds, C., Beckman, H., Spier, C., Collins, A. (. e., Irwin, M., Shore, H., Board, J. (. d., Baker, R., Blasco, J., Welles, O., Charo., Alexander, C. (. e., & Rickey, C. (2015). David Cronenberg's The brood (Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Cronenberg et al.. 2015. David Cronenberg's The Brood. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Cronenberg et al.. David Cronenberg's The Brood The Criterion Collection, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cronenberg, David, et al. David Cronenberg's The Brood Director-approved Blu-ray special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2015.

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