Atom Egoyan's 'The Adjuster' (Canadian Cinema)

Atom Egoyan's 'The Adjuster' (Canadian Cinema)

Tom McSorley


One of Canada's pre-eminent auteur filmmakers, Atom Egoyan has been celebrated across the world, incomes a number of awards from the celebrated Cannes and Toronto movie fairs and an Academy Award nomination. one in every of his such a lot comprehensive and arguable early works, The Adjuster, is a gloomy drama in regards to the complicated and extreme dating among an coverage adjuster and his clients.

In this obtainable research, Tom McSorley lines the genesis, construction, and reception of Egoyan's fourth function movie, from its Cannes movie pageant finest to its North American advertisement unencumber. The publication locates The Adjuster within the greater context of Canadian cinema history's abnormal and sometimes evolution, and gives a provocative interpretation of the film's distinctive research of the malaise of materialism in North American tradition. Richly illustrated and that includes new interview fabric with Egoyan himself, this learn within the Canadian Cinema sequence bargains an insightful assessment of 1 of Atom Egoyan's so much looking out, unsettling films.

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