Top 10 reasons THE FLY is still relevant

What if gene splicing and genetic manipulation were allowed to be explored in this country, bar none? David Cronenberg’s now classic remake of THE FLY paves way for some big questions regarding human intervention with nature. Whatever position you side with in the great Genetic Manipulation debate, here are ten reasons why you should consider the issues our political system and culture would face if humans and insects shared the same body.

10. We the Insect-People of the United States
Brundlefly would probably be the first in a line of awkward Chimeras (half man, half animal) to be discriminated against traveling abroad. Insects deserve just as many rights as humans, right? Well, The United Kingdom has outlawed Chimeras. Nice one there, England.

Check out the rest of our reasons why THE FLY is relevant today and tune into THE FLY on Tuesday, at 9P on Sundance Channel.

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