The movie

Crimes of the Future

Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen) is an artist esteemed for his revolutionary and subversive performances. With the help of Caprice (Léa Seydoux), a former surgeon, he removes body parts and carries out the metamorphosis of his organs.

Length: 108 min
Country: United States
Language spoken: English
Language subtitles: Dutch
Cast: Lea Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, Tanaya Beatty, Viggo Mortensen, Scott Speedman
Director: David Cronenberg
Release date: 2022


As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Timlin (Kristen Stewart), an investigator from the National Organ Registry, obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed… Their mission – to use Saul’s notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution.

David Cronenberg takes us to an alternative future endowed with very advanced technologies different from our own, where human beings consume plastic. The master of body horror crafts a science-fiction thriller that addresses transhumanism. We are at a major turning point in the history of humanity,\" he states, before wondering.