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Horror as High Tragedy

Film critic Stephen Schiff says some viewers can't get past the graphic violence in David Cronenberg's movies to see the craft beneath. Now they have a chance with Dead Ringers, about twin gynecologists, both played by Jeremy Irons. The film may be less explicit, but it still features Cronenberg's signature psychological dread.


Other segments from the episode on September 22, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 22, 1988: Interview with Ved Metha; Review of Fishbone's album ; Interview with Laurie Colwin; Review of the film "Dead Ringers."


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