The top executives from Antenna Research are all on hand for the testing of their new game, but what sends a buzz of exitement through the audience is the presence of the brains behind eXistenZ, the adored gaming goddess herself, hip, hyper-aware, sexily alluring and utterly dedicated to her invention. The air is crackling with anticipation in the small community hall where dozens of gaming devotees are gathered to experience this ultimate adventure -- one that will forever shatter the line that seperates the wild and unpredictable from fantasy from reality.
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Willem Dafoe, Ian Holm
Union Générale Cinématographique, The Harold Greenberg Fund, Alliance Atlantis Communications, Natural Nylon Entertainment, Serendipity Point Films, Alliance Communications Corporation, Téléfilm Canada, The Movie Network,
Ian Douglas: Interesting premise: what is real and what is fantasy? If I kill a player in a virtual game, is it murder? What if our lives are just a game?...
Robert Haynes: Typically perverse Cronenberg fare, but terrific fun none the less. A word of warning : For those who had ''trouble'' understanding the ''elaborate'' plotting of the Matrix (excuse the dripping sarcasm can't help it!!!) I would suggest the charming local stinker Heel Against the Head as a diversion...