The Xavierpop #Cannes2012 Report – First Reactions to Brandon Cronenberg’s “Antiviral”
One of the most anticipated films of the 65th Festival de Cannes is Brandon Cronenberg‘s Antiviral which screened as part of the Un Certain Regard programme. Following in his famous father’s footsteps, the questions around his skill level and talent have been answered with the first reactions below.
About the Film
Syd March is an employee at a clinic that sells injections of live viruses harvested from sick celebrities to obsessed fans. Biological communion – for a price. Syd also supplies illegal samples of these viruses to piracy groups, smuggling them from the clinic in his own body. When he becomes infected with the disease that kills super sensation Hannah Geist, Syd becomes a target for collectors and rabid fans. He must unravel the mystery surrounding her death before he suffers the same fate.