The Fly

1986, 96m, 35mm, U.S./UK/Canada

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened February 8–19, 2019

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“Be afraid. Be very afraid.” The famous line uttered herein by Geena Davis is no exaggeration; Goldblum achieved a new performance peak as the driven scientist whose first-person experiments warp his human nature and DNA. Cronenberg and co-screenwriter Charles Edward Pogue’s take on the George Langelaan short story (previously filmed in 1958) is both viscerally and emotionally upsetting. The Academy Award-winning make-up is by Chris Walas and Stephan Dupuis.

A film by David Cronenberg