In 2002, David Cronenberg’s Spider seemed like a departure for the director. He was known primarily as a genre expert – one who had taken standard horror and thriller motifs and turned them into very personal expressions of post-modern unease in films like his remake of The Fly and his adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dead Zone.
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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.
Don’t miss THE FLY airing Tuesday, October 30 at 9p on Sundance Channel.