Als Francis' dochtertje al een jaar geleden spoorloos is verdwenen, zoekt hij troost in de striptent waar de vroegere oppas van zijn dochtertje optreedt
Title
Exotica / written and dir. by Atom Egoyan
Director
Atom Egoyan
Composer
Mychael Danna 1958-
Actor
Bruce Greenwood Mia Kirshner Don McKellar Arsinée Khanjian Elias Koteas
Language
English
Publisher
Concorde film, 2007 | Other editions
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1994
Playing time
99 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands
EAN
8714025509128

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Canadese speelfilm uit 1994 van, de van oorsprong Armeniër, Atom Egoyan (Where the truth lies, Adjuster*, Ararat*), met Ginette Reno, Pierre Bougault e.a. Het dochtertje van Francis is een jaar geleden spoorloos verdwenen. Christina, de vroegere oppas van zijn dochter, is tegenwoordig stripteasedanseres in Club Exotica. Het geeft Francis troost deze act te zien. Maar haar ex en tevens eigenaar van de club, Eric, wordt met de dag jaloerser en laat Francis uit de club zetten. Francis neemt vervolgens op een wel zeer geraffineerde manier wraak. Roger Ebert (Chicago Sun Times,i) geeft 4 (van 5) sterren : 'Exotica is a movie labyrinth, winding seductively into the darkest secrets of a group of people who should have no connection with one another, but do. At the beginning, the film seems to be about randomly selected strangers. By the end, it is revealed that these people are so tightly wound up together that if you took one away, their world would collapse.(...) The movie is a series of i…Read more

About Atom Egoyan

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Atom Egoyan (; Armenian: Աթոմ Եղոյեան, romanized: Atom Yeghoyan; born July 19, 1960) is an Armenian-Canadian film and stage director, screenwriter, and producer. He was part of a loosely-affiliated group of filmmakers to emerge in the 1980s from Toronto known as the Toronto New Wave. Egoyan made his career breakthrough with Exotica (1994), a film set primarily in and around the fictional Exotica strip club. Egoyan's most critically acclaimed film is the drama The Sweet Hereafter (1997), for which he received two Academy Award nominations, and his biggest commercial success is the erotic thriller Chloe (2009). Egoyan is widely considered to be one of the greatest filmmakers of his generation.

His work often explores themes of alienation and isolation, featuring characters whose interactions are mediated through technology, bureaucracy, o…Read more on Wikipedia

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