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Time Out says

Arguably the closest commercial Western cinema has come to Oshima's Ai No Corrida - what 'story' there is consists chiefly of a series of obsessive, claustrophobic, transgressive sex-scenes - Cronenberg's film of JG Ballard's novel is both imaginative and, notwithstanding its 'scandalous' content, strangely 'respectable' (in terms of fidelity and finding appropriate solutions to problems of adaptation). Basically, it's about a couple (Spader and Unger), already so disenchanted by notions of conventional sex that they tell each other in detail about their various other liaisons, who are further aroused when they encounter Hunter (widowed victim of a car collision with Spader) and Koteas, a near-crazy car-crash freak who introduces them to the perverse erotica of scars, wrecked debris and the threat of violent death itself. It's a dark, disturbing, languorous movie, as ludicrous, hermetic and repetitive, perhaps, as Ballard's original, but admirably assured and true to itself.
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Release details

UK release:

1996

Duration:

100 mins

Cast and crew

Editor:

Ron Sanders

Director:

David Cronenberg

Cinematography:

Peter Suschitzky

Producer:

David Cronenberg

Production Designer:

Carol Spier

Cast:

James Spader, Deborah Kara Unger, Elias Koteas, Holly Hunter, Rosanna Arquette

Screenwriter:

David Cronenberg

Music:

Howard Shore

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James

a decent movie thats better than some say.Mostly people who are affended by sex.

James

a decent movie thats better than some say.Mostly people who are affended by sex.