Directed by David Cronenberg
Twin gynecologists get caught in a love triangle in David Cronenberg’s body horror masterpiece. Jeremy Irons stars as Elliot Mantle, a lothario who passes his sexual conquests on to Beverly (also Irons), his shy and sensitive brother. But when Beverly falls for his brother’s latest act of charity - an actress (Geneviève Bujold) with three cervixes - it throws the siblings’ relationship out of balance, sending both off on a deadly downward spiral. Loosely based on a true story, Cronenberg’s visually stunning horror tragedy is one of the greatest films of the ‘80s.
Twin gynecologists get caught in a love triangle in David Cronenberg’s body horror masterpiece.
Cast: Jeremy Irons, Genevieve Bujold, Heidi von Palleske
Cronenberg and Irons are a delectable match, loses points for me for the drawn out slowness that fails for dramatic effect.
Top notch body horror if that's your thing
Overrated and dull.
A character drama, from a director/writer whose strength has never been his character dramas. A brilliant performance by Jeremy Irons bookends a plot not much deeper than an 80s pop psychology paperback. An easy miss, even for Cronenberg devotees.
WOW FANTASTIC ,, Excellent acting by Mr; JEREMY IRONS , Once again he puts his own unique flare into the Characters and carries the movie from start till finish in this twisted tail of twins,, A definite must see for all SHUDDER FANS ,,