Well, no. Not exactly. But there was a marked increase in these films during the 70s. And as I’ve said before, the inescapable poster/book cover for It’s Alive played a large part in my decision never to give birth…
“In interviews, Cronenberg has said that this film was partially inspired by a painful custody battle with his ex-wife for their daughter Cassandra…”
Also: Here’s a desperate liberal “everything on planet earth is actually gay” take on the subject.