A History of Violence marks a change in David Cronenberg’s approach to opening credits. Unlike the complex Rorschach imagery in Spider or the intricate illustrations in M. Butterfly and Dead Ringers, A History of Violence’s credits roll over a scene of two men in front of a motel. Hear Peter Suschitzky, Howard Shore, and Micheal O’Farrell discuss the making of this sequence, and the various elements which combined to create this quiet, foreboding introduction to the film.
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