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David Cronenberg and his son Brandon made history at Cannes this year, the first father-son directing duo to show films at the festival in 65 years. Brandon's sister, Caitlin Cronenberg, a photographer, was there for The Globe and Mail, creating an intimate chronicle of an artistic family at work.

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David and Brandon Cronenberg walk back to the hotel the night of Brandon’s screening of his film, Antiviral. Exhausted and happy.

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David Cronenberg, left, Sarah Gadon and Brandon Cronenberg represent Canada in Cannes as they walk the red carpet for Antiviral. While shooting photos from this angle I was being yelled at by a security person who felt that I should not be on the carpet itself taking photos, but rather in the pit with the other photographers. I let him know I did not agree, and carried on.

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Brandon is mobbed outside the theatre just moments after the standing ovation for Antiviral. People ask for autographs and take photos of him. As I exited the theatre with my father, a man came up to us and said, ‘That film was truly a masterpiece!’ To which my father responded, ‘You should tell my son!’

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Father and son spend time together the lobby café of the Carlton hotel in Cannes. These moments of togetherness were important and necessary. At a festival like Cannes it is easy to lose sight of why we are all there, but spending time with family is always important. Truly a once in a lifetime experience.

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Brandon Cronenberg is interviewed.

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Brandon Cronenberg relaxes.

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