Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe, Don McKellar and Callum Keith Rennie, "eXistenZ" (also known as "Crimes of the Future") is a Crime/Drama/Horror/Science Fiction/Thriller film directed by David Cronenberg, released in the USA on April 19 of 1999.
A game to live or to die for.
Who directed "eXistenZ":
eXistenZ was directed by David Cronenberg, a Canadian director, writer, actor, producer, and cinematographer.
Before eXistenZ, David Cronenberg had directed Crash, released in 1996, M. Butterfly (1993), Naked Lunch (1991), Dead Ringers (1988), The Fly (1986), and The Dead Zone (1983). Since, he directed Spider, released in 2002, A History of Violence (2005), Painkillers (2006), Eastern Promises (2007), Cosmopolis (2011), and A Dangerous Method (2011).
What was the release date of "eXistenZ":
eXistenZ was initially released on Monday, April 19, 1999, in the United States.. This was twenty (20) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, April 30, 1999 in the United Kingdom; Friday, April 23, 1999 in Canada; Wednesday, April 14, 1999 in France; Tuesday, February 16, 1999 in Germany; Wednesday, January 05, 2000 in Italy; Wednesday, October 06, 1999 in Spain; Thursday, November 11, 1999 in Australia and on Saturday, April 29, 2000 in Japan.
What is the cast of "eXistenZ":
At the casting of eXistenZ we find Jennifer Jason Leigh, previously seen in A Thousand Acres (1997) and Bastard Out of Carolina (1996); Jude Law (Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997), Gattaca (1997)); Ian Holm (Clay Pigeons (1998), Incognito (1997)) [ more... ]
- Kirsten Johnson and Don McKellar, Callum Keith Rennie, Sarah Polley can also be seen in Last Night, released in 1998.
- Callum Keith Rennie, Sarah Polley and Gerry Quigley also worked together in The Life Before This, released in 1999.
- Don McKellar, Callum Keith Rennie and Sarah Polley also worked together in Trigger, released in 2010.
- Willem Dafoe and Jude Law, Ian Holm can all be seen in The Aviator, released in 2004.
What is the Storyline of "eXistenZ":
In the near-future, organic virtual reality game consoles known as "game pods" have replaced electronic ones. The pods are attached to "bio-ports", outlets inserted at players' spines, through umbilical cords. Two game companies, Antenna Research and Cortical Systematics, compete against each other. In addition, a group of "realists" fights both companies to prevent the "deforming" of reality.
Antenna Research's Allegra Geller (Jennifer Jason Leigh), the greatest game designer in the [...]
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