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Limited Run & Special Events
- Ticket Price: $11
- Rating: NC-17
- Run Time: 100 minutes
- Director: David Cronenberg
- Starring: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas, Deborah Kara Unger, Rosanna Arquette
- Format: 35mm
- Year: 1996
- Language: English
- Age Policy: 18 and Up
- Note: Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!
In CRASH, Cronenberg explores the erotic connection between sex, car crashes and James Spader. A 35mm presention.
Film producer James Ballard (James Spader) has a pretty plush life, but even with his wealth and beautiful wife, things are starting to feel a little mundane. Late one night, Ballard’s life changes in a flash, a terrible, twisted car wreck that only he and another passenger (Holly Hunter) survive. The two strangers meet in recovery, and they obsess over one-another’s gruesome scars and the white hot memory of hard impact, twisted metal and supple flesh. They aren’t alone, either. As the two start an affair, they fall in with a cult of other crash survivors who are hellbent on recapturing the intense, sexual fusion of flesh with steel.
Part of Nitehawk Cinema’s June CRONENBERG midnite series.