After surviving a brutal car wreck, commercial director James Ballard finds himself slowly drawn to a mysterious subculture of people who have transformed automobile accidents into erotic events. Like the J.G. Ballard novel that inspired it, David Cronenbergs study of the sexual dimension of mans relationship to technology was a magnet for controversy, drawing a NC-17 rating and criticism from several sources, including studio owner Ted Turner, who attempted to prevent the films American release. But though some have leveled charges of pornography, James descent into this fetishistic underworld is approached with cold, scientific detachment. Characters like Vaughn, the charismatic group leader who stages recreations of celebrity car crashes, seem more like driven researchers than sexual renegades, which is undoubtedly part of the films point. This impression is reinforced by the pristine cinematography by Peter Suschitzsky, which proves particularly haunting during a crucial accident scene, and Howard Shores superb score. Far from exploitative, Crash in fact proves less transgressive than the original novel, but is still undoubtedly not for all tastes.~ Judd Blaise, All Movie Guide

Reparto: James Spader,Rosanna Arquette,Holly Hunter
Director: David Cronenberg
Género: Suspenso;Drama
Nombre Original: Crash (1996)
Año: 1997
Estreno: 1997-03-21
Duración: 98
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