A man’s wife is under the care of an eccentric and unconventional psychologist who uses innovative and theatrical techniques to breach the psychological blocks in his patients. When their daughter comes back from a visit with her mother and is covered with bruises and welts, the father attempts to bar his wife from seeing the daughter but faces resistance from the secretive psychologist. Meanwhile, the wife’s mother and father are attacked by strangely deformed children, and the man begins to suspect a connection with the psychologist’s methods.
Producing the Brood – in this new video interview, producer Pierre David discusses the economic conditions in Canada at the time when he was offered the script for David Cronenberg’s The Brood and the film’s production history. Mr. David also discusses his rather interesting relationship with actor Oliver Reed during the shooting of the film. In English, not subtitled. (12 min).
The Look of Rage – in this new video interview, cinematographer Mark Irwin recalls his first encounter with director David Cronenberg as well as the unique atmosphere his films have, his contribution to The Brood, and the production history of the film. Mr. Irwin also discusses in detail the most controversial sequence in The Brood. In English, not subtitled. (14 min).
Meet The Carveths – in this new video interview, Art Hindle (Frank Carveth) and Cindy Hinds (Candice Carveth) discuss their contributions to The Brood as well as their interactions with director David Cronenberg and the rest of the cast (and in particular Oliver Reed) during the shooting of the film. The interview is conducted by Fangoria Editor Chris Alexander. In English, not subtitled. (20 min).
Character for Cronenberg – in this new video interview, actor Robert A. Silverman (Jan Hartog) talks about his love for horror films, the terrible accident that changed his life, and his decision to move to California. Mr. Silverman also discusses his professional relationship with director David Cronenberg. In English, not subtitled. (11 min).
David Cronenberg – The Early Years – in this new video interview, David Cronenberg explains how and when he decided to become a professional filmmaker. Mr. Cronenberg also discusses his professional relationship with Cinepix, a Canadian company known for its softcore films, and the production histories of Shivers and Rabid. The interview was conducted by Chris Alexander. In English, not subtitled. (14 min).
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