Shivers

+ Q&A with Lynn Lowry

  • Director David Cronenberg
  • Cast
    Paul Hampton
    Lynn Lowry
    Barbara Steele
  • Country Canada
  • Language English
  • Running time 89mins
  • Year 1975
  • Age rating 18

A luxurious new apartment block offers its wealthy residents an idyllic modern life in the most up to date and clinically gleaming way possible.  Yet one of the building’s tenants, a medical doctor, has secretly been conducting experiments with a new breed of parasite that has a destructive effect on the human mind, and it’s not long before it’s on the loose!

Believe it or not, this is the very first David Cronenberg film we’ve ever shown at Abertoir, and what a treat to have actress Lynn Lowry herself to join us for an interview directly afterwards! Body-horror at its finest in Cronenberg’s own unique way only, it’s a true pleasure to be able to screen it here at Abertoir!

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