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Crash

NC-17| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
"Crash" is about the strange lure of the auto collision, provoking as it does the human fascination with death and the tendency to eroticize danger. Most motorists will slow down to stare at the scene of a collision; they may feel their pulses quickening and become aware of the fragility of their own bodies. The characters of "Crash" carry this awareness a step further, cherishing and nurturing it. For them, a car collision is a sexual turn-on, and a jolting life force they come to crave.

Cast: James Spader , Holly Hunter , Elias Koteas , Deborah Unger , Rosanna Arquette , Peter MacNeil , Cheryl Swarts , Boyd Banks

Director: David Cronenberg

Genres: Drama

Crash (1996)

Release Date: March 21st, 1997|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • I'm not quite sure what David Cronenberg is trying to say in Crash, but whatever it is, he deserves a lot of credit for having the nerve to put it on screen and face the consequences. show more

  • Crash seems incredibly prescient, yet rather naive. The film is a stunning document of our alienated civilization, all the more compelling with its dolorous, almost liturgical tones. show more

  • Cronenberg has made a movie that is pornographic in form, but not in result. show more

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