MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 21,075 this week

Camera (III) (2000)

 |  Short
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 1,357 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 5 critic

While a veteran actor laments the state of film and film acting, a group of young children sneak a Panavision camera into the apartment where the actor resides and decide to make a film with it.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 39 titles
created 27 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 43 titles
created 31 Jul 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 09 Sep 2012
 
list image
a list of 34 titles
created 11 months ago
 
list image
a list of 35 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Camera" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Camera (2000)

Camera (2000) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Camera.
2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Scales of Justice (TV Series 1990)
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Recreates the stories of Canada's most famous criminal cases and trials.

Stars: Edward Greenspan, Todd Schroeder, Louis Ferreira
Rabid (1977)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic.

Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver
Shivers (1975)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.

Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry
Spider (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.

Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Crimes of the Future details the wanderings of Tripod (Mlodzik), sometime director of a dermatological clinic called the House of Skin, who is searching for his mentor, the mad ... See full summary »

Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: Ronald Mlodzik, Jon Lidolt, Tania Zolty
Stereo (1969)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Sometime in the future, the Canadian Academy for Erotic Inquiry is investigating the theories of parapsychologist Luther Stringfellow. Seven young adults volunteer to submit to a form of ... See full summary »

Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: Ronald Mlodzik, Jack Messinger, Iain Ewing
Lakeshore (TV Short 1972)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: David Cronenberg
Consumed (Video 2014)
Action | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An online video trailer for David Cronenberg's debut novel, "Consumed".

Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: Evelyne Brochu, David Cronenberg
Scarborough Bluffs (TV Short 1972)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: David Cronenberg
Don Valley (TV Short 1972)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: David Cronenberg
Fort York (TV Short 1972)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: David Cronenberg
In the Dirt (TV Short 1972)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: David Cronenberg
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Leslie Carlson ...
The Actor
...
Child
Harrison Kane ...
Child
Stephanie Sams ...
Child
Kyle Kass ...
Child (as Kyle Kassardjian)
Katie Lai ...
Child
Natasha La Force ...
Child (as Natasha LaForce)
...
Child
Chloe Randle-Reis ...
Child (as Chloe Reis)
Camille Shniffer ...
Child
Edit

Storyline

While a veteran actor laments the state of film and film acting, a group of young children sneak a Panavision camera into the apartment where the actor resides and decide to make a film with it.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Also Known As:

Kamera  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This short film is featured on the region-one 2-Disc Criterion Collection DVD of Videodrome (1983). See more »

Quotes

The Actor: When you record the moment, you record the death of the moment. Children and death are a bad combination.
See more »

Connections

Edited into Short6 (2001) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Cronenberg reminds us just how good he can be
31 May 2001 | by (Beverly Hills, California) – See all my reviews

A great short, one of the two best created by Canadian auteurs to serve as Preludes for the 25th Anniversary of the Toronto Film Festival. (The other MUST-see from the group is Guy Maddin's "Heart of the World".)

It is not a two-character piece (as misstated elsewhere), but a somewhat rambling, splendidly written monologue "filmed" by an intriguing on-screen crew of unlikely film makers. Warm, funny, ironic and profound (not qualities normally associated with Cronenberg), yet a wee bit little creepy (and with this director, could it be anything else?), it will haunt your memories. Inspired by a dream, it captures the irrational clarity and lurking unease of the dream state in a way that may remind you of Altman's "Three Women" or Lynch's "Eraserhead". This feeling of lucid drifting is a feat that many films attempt but few achieve.

All in all, "Camera" is a splendid few minutes of film, not easy to find, but well worth seeking out.


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Camera (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?