ANTIVIRAL

By Brandon CRONENBERG

TF1 STUDIO - as SALES

First film - Completed 2012

Antiviral is a biting satire of celebrity culture. Smart, engaging and scary.
After becoming infected with the disease that killed superstar Hannah Geist (Sarah Gadon), Syd March (Caleb Landry Jones) must unravel the mystery surrounding her death before he suffers the same fate.

Festivals
& Awards

Festival de Cannes 2012
Un Certain Regard
Toronto - TIFF 2012
Special Presentations The SKYY Vodka award for the best first canadiand feature film
Sitges - Intl Fantastic FF of Catalonia 2012
Oficial Fantastic Citizen Kane Award fot Best New Director, Jury Prize Official Fantastic
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • First film, Thriller, Science-fiction
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 108 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Brandon CRONENBERG
    • Writer(s)
    • Brandon CRONENBERG
    • EIDR 10.5240/34D7-E06D-29CF-7FC0-3364-D
    • Producer(s)
    • Niv FICHMAN (Rhombus Media )
    • Synopsis
    • 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.
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