Atom Egoyan's 'The Adjuster' (Canadian Cinema) by Tom McSorley

By Tom McSorley

One of Canada's pre-eminent auteur filmmakers, Atom Egoyan has been celebrated the world over, incomes a number of awards from the celebrated Cannes and Toronto movie gala's and an Academy Award nomination. one among his such a lot entire and debatable early works, The Adjuster, is a gloomy drama in regards to the advanced and excessive dating among an assurance adjuster and his clients.

In this available research, Tom McSorley lines the genesis, construction, and reception of Egoyan's fourth characteristic movie, from its Cannes movie competition most well known to its North American advertisement unlock. The e-book locates The Adjuster within the better context of Canadian cinema history's odd and infrequently bothered evolution, and gives a provocative interpretation of the film's precise research of the malaise of materialism in North American tradition. Richly illustrated and that includes new interview fabric with Egoyan himself, this research within the Canadian Cinema sequence deals an insightful evaluate of 1 of Atom Egoyan's such a lot looking, unsettling films.

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