NC-17 | | Drama
After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Director David Cronenberg claimed that the entire film was shot within a half hour of his house in Toronto, Canada.
Where can I take you?
Helen Remington: To the airport.
James Ballard: You're not leaving?
Helen Remington: No, although not soon enough for some people. A death in the doctor's family makes patients uneasy.
James Ballard: I take it you're not wearing white to reassure them.
Helen Remington: I'll wear a fucking kimono if I feel ...
After Vaughan repeatedly crashes the left front bumper of his Lincoln into a junker James Ballard is sitting in, causing major damage to the bumper and the lights, Vaughan is soon shown driving on the highway with no damage to the bumper and both left lights operational.
ITL 1,372,969,000 (Italy) (15 November 1996)
$3,168,660 (USA) (18 April 1997)
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