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    Unique ID Code: 0000050769
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    Added on: 5/7/2003 15:42
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    Spider (UK)

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    David Cronenberg`s powerful psychological thriller
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 0 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Directed by David Cronenberg and adapted for the screen by Patrick McGrath, Spider is a powerful psychological thriller that stars Ralph Fiennes as a strange and lonely man. After a long period in a mental institution - the result of a traumatic childhood - he returns to the streets of the East End of London where he grew up. The sights, sounds and the smells of those streets begin to awaken the deeply buried memories of his childhood.

    At the centre of these memories is the great trauma of losing his mother (Miranda Richardson), a trauma which occurred, he believes, because his plumber father, Bill Cleg, (Gabriel Byrne), murdered her in order to move a prostitute into the house in her place. As Spider claws through the falsehoods he has woven around himself, he begins to arrive at the truth about his life and about his mother`s death. The truth, which will take him to the very limits of his faltering sanity.

    Special Features:
    Cast and crew interviews

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    David Cronenberg

    Written By:

    Bradley Hall
    John Neville
    Lynn Redgrave
    Gabriel Byrne
    Miranda Richardson
    Ralph Fiennes

    Casting By:
    Suzanne Smith

    Soundtrack By:
    Howard Shore

    Director of Photography:
    Peter Suschitzky

    Ronald Sanders

    Costume Designer:
    Denise Cronenberg

    Guy Tannahill
    Samuel Hadida
    David Cronenberg
    Sanjay Burman
    Catherine Bailey
    Maria Aitken

    Executive Producer:
    Luc Roeg
    Hannah Leader
    Martin Katz
    Zygi Kamasa
    Sharon Harel
    Victor Hadida
    Simon Franks
    Charles Finch
    Jane Barclay

    Redbus Films

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