From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Shivers (1975, Canada) is a Horror film directed by David Cronenberg.


Main Details

  • Released in 1975 | Color
  • Running Time: 87 min
  • Aspect Ratio: (1:33:1)
  • Production Co: Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC) | Cinepix | DAL Productions
  • Distribution Co: Cinépix Film Properties (CFP) | Trans American Films (USA) | Gloria (Austria) | P.M. Productions (France) | Scotia International Filmverleih (West Germany)
  • Directed by David Cronenberg
  • Written by David Cronenberg
  • Starring Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry, Allan Kolman, and Susan Petrie
  • Produced by Ivan Reitman
  • Cinematography by Robert Saad
  • Film Editing by Patrick Dodd

Plot Summary

  • The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.

Also Known As

  • Frissons (Canada/France) (French title)
  • Parasiten-Mörder (Austria / West Germany)
  • Demone sotto la pelle, Il (Italy)
  • Dreszcze (Poland)
  • Frossa (Sweden)
  • Kylmät väreet (Finland)
  • Orgy of the Blood Parasites (Canada) (working title) (English title)
  • Parasitas da Morte, Os (Portugal)
  • The Parasite Complex Canada (working title) (English title)
  • The Parasite Murders (undefined)
  • They Came from Within (USA)
  • Vénen de dintre de... (Spain) (Catalan title)
  • Vinieron de dentro de... (Spain)
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