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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 12, 2022 – The #1 English Canadian theatrical release of the year is now available to own. David Cronenberg’s highly anticipated Crimes of the Future is available for purchase exclusively on iTunes today before becoming more widely available on Tuesday, July 19 on a number of platforms including the Cineplex Store, Amazon Prime, Bell, YouTube, Google Play, and Sphere Films Vimeo. The critically acclaimed film, which premiered at the Festival de Cannes in May before opening in theatres across Canada in June where it was the #1 Canadian theatrical release for three weeks in a row, will be available to rent on numerous VOD platforms on Tuesday, August 2. The film will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, August 9 and will include several exclusive bonus features including “The Making of Crimes of the Future”.

Produced by Serendipity Point Films and distributed by Sphere Films, the film stars Viggo Mortensen (A History of Violence, Eastern Promises, Green Book), Léa Seydoux (No Time to Die, The French Dispatch, Blue is the Warmest Colour), Kristen Stewart (Spencer, Seberg, Clouds of Sils Maria, Twilight), Scott Speedman (Citizen Gangster, Barney’s Version, Adoration), Welket Bungué (Berlin Alexanderplatz), Don McKellar (Blindness, eXistenZ), Tanaya Beatty (Yellowstone, Through Black Spruce), Nadia Litz (Blindness), and Lihi Kornowski (Losing Alice). Crimes of the Future is written and directed by David Cronenberg (A History of Violence, Eastern Promises, Crash) and produced by Robert Lantos (Eastern Promises, Barney’s Version, Sunshine).

As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Timlin (Kristen Stewart), an investigator from the National Organ Registry, obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed… Their mission – to use Saul’s notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution.

Crimes of the Future is the fourth collaboration between Lantos and Cronenberg. Steve Solomos (Possessor) is Producer, and Panos Papahadzis (Knifer, Stratus) is Producer for Athens-based Argonauts Productions. Executive Producers include Joe Iacono, Thorsten Schumacher, Peter Touche, Christelle Conan, Tom Quinn, Jeff Deutchman, Christian Parkes, and Aida Tannyan. Charles Tremblay, Ariane Giroux-Dallaire, Victor Loewy, and Victor Hadida are Co-Executive Producers. Laura Lanktree is a Co-Producer and Bonnie Do is an associate producer.

Crimes of the Future is a Serendipity Point Films and Argonauts co-production. This Canada-Hellenic Republic Co-Production is produced in association with Telefilm Canada, Ingenious Media, Bell Media, CBC, ERT S.A., Greek Film Centre, Ontario Creates, Coficiné, the Harold Greenberg Fund, with the support of EKOME.

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