Crimes of the Future

Crimes of the Future

June 3, 2022
David Cronenberg's body-horror opus reveals a nightmarish synthetic future where the next phase of human evolution is underway.

Details About the Film

2022 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or Nominee

With his partner Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Timlin (Kristen Stewart), an investigator from the National Organ Registry, obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed… Their mission – to use Saul’s notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution.

Director(s): David Cronenberg
Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux, Kristen Stewart
Year Released: 2022
Runtime: 107 minutes
Country: Canada
Language(s): English
Content Warning(s): Extreme Violence
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Film Reviews

"Cronenberg to the core—Crimes of the Future is nothing if not a film about the barbaric futility of trying to police new flesh with old principles."
"Provocatively feverish stuff from the dearly missed vintage annals of Cronenberg."