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Scanners 1980 18

103 mins Canada Director. David Cronenberg

From the singularly talented Canadian director David Cronenberg comes this explosively gory and original sci-fi/horror hybrid. Cameron Vale (Stephen Lack) is a ‘scanner’, an individual with powerful extrasensory powers that enable him to hear the thoughts of others and even inflict physical harm on those he scans.

Picked up from the streets, Vale is sent out by the weapons company Consec, to hunt down Darryl Revok (Michael Ironside) a renegade scanner using his powers to ill ends.

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Directed by

David Cronenberg

Featuring

Stephen Lack

Patrick McGoohan

Michael Ironside

Genres

Horror Science Fiction

Collection

Altered States

Certificate

18

Released

1980

Country

Canada

Language

English

Production company

Filmplan International

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