R | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Director David Cronenberg deferred his own salary to make this film.
Nasty stuff: Gas. I knew a man once... Put his head in a gas oven... Turned on the gas... Then, he changed his mind... But his head was STUCK!
Shadow on the road just before Spider gets the rope from the construction site.
€54,050 (Spain) (27 October 2002)
$1,641,788 (USA) (27 July 2003)