They Came from Within

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They Came from Within ★★½ Shivers; The Parasite Murders; Frissons 1975 (R)

The occupants of a high-rise building go on a sex and violence spree when stricken by an aphrodisiac parasite. Queasy, sleazy, and weird. First major film by Cronenberg. 87m/C VHS, DVD . CA Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry, Barbara Steele, Susan Petrie, Allan Migicovsky, Ronald Mlodzik; D: David Cronenberg; W: David Cronenberg; C: Robert Saad; M: Ivan Reitman.