The arrival of a girl who covers up her body to hide her burns rocks the lives of the eccentric Weiss family: father Stafford is an analyst and coach, who has made a fortune with his self-help manuals; mother Cristina mostly looks after the career of their son Benjie, 13, a child star.
Following his indictment of capitalism in Cosmopolis, David Cronenberg set his sights on Hollywood with this piercing look into celebrity culture and its many venomous symptoms. Ghosts, dark secrets, and the occasionally fatal dream machine that is cinema align in this calamitous tale of family.
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Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Erick Zonca, 2008, France
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Aditya Assarat, 2007, Thailand
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Marjane Satrapi,Vincent Paronnaud, 2007, France
Michael Haneke, 2001, Austria