Blank-faced bug killer Bill Lee and his dead-eyed wife, Joan, like to get high on Bill's pest poisons while lounging with Beat poet pals. After meeting the devilish Dr. Benway, Bill gets a drug made from a centipede. Upon indulging, he accidentally kills Joan, takes orders from his typewriter-turned-cockroach, ends up in a constantly mutating Mediterranean city and learns that his hip friends have published his work -- which he doesn't remember writing.

GENRES:  Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Judy Davis  •  Ian Holm  •  Julian Sands

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Peter Weller Bill Lee
Judy Davis Joan Frost
Ian Holm Tom Frost
Julian Sands Yves Cloquet
Roy Scheider Doctor Benway
Monique Mercure Fadela
Joseph Scoren Kiki
Nicholas Campbell Hank
Michael Zelniker Martin
Robert A. Silverman Hans
Peter Boretski Creature Voices / Exterminator #2
Yuval Daniel Hafid

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