- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 32 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: August 26, 2003
- Originally Released: 1979
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital Mono - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
"You have to go through it, Nola. All the way through it to the end."
- Dr. Hal Raglan (Oliver Reed)
Sight and Sound - 09/01/2005
"Alongside the bloodletting, there is an emotional charge not always found in the director's other work."
Total Film - 08/01/2013
4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he emphasis on slow-burning character drama is an early hint of Cronenberg's auteurist ambitions..."
Essential Cinema |
- Theatrical Release: May 25, 1979.
- "The Brood" is copyrighted by the Montreal Trust Company; it received financial backing from the Canadian Film Development Corporation.
- There is a French language version of this film which was released theatrically.
- Director David Cronenberg has been quoted as saying that this film is based on the bitter breakup of his first marriage.