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Atom Egoyan
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Date of Birth: Jul 19, 1960

Country: Canada

Biography: Atom Egoyan, CC is a Canadian stage and film director, writer, and producer. Egoyan made his career breakthrough with Exotica, a film set primarily in and around the fictional Exotica strip club. (Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 28 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (21) | Writer (15) | Actor (8)
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Guest of Honour (2019)
Veronica wants to remain in jail for a sexual assault she knows she's been wrongfully indicted for. She and her father, Jim, find themselves acting out of the bounds of good behavior as the past haunts them. (imdb)
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Remember (2015)
The darkest chapter of the 20th century collides with a contemporary mission of revenge.
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The Captive (2014)
8 years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing indications seem to indicate that she's still alive. Police, parents and Cassandra herself, will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance. (imdb)
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Devil
The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual. (imdb)
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Rewind This! (2013)
Home video changed the world. The cultural and historical impact of the VHS tape was enormous. This film traces the ripples of that impact by examining the myriad aspects of society that were altered by the creation of videotape. (imdb)
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Chloe (2010)
A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger (imdb)
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It Came from Kuchar (2009)
IT CAME FROM KUCHAR is the definitive, feature documentary about the legendary, underground filmmaking twins, the Kuchar brothers. George and Mike Kuchar have inspired two generations of filmmakers, actors, musicians, and artists with their zany, "no budget" films and with their uniquely enchanting spirits. (imdb)
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Adoration (2008)
For his French-class assignment, a high school student weaves his family history in a news story involving terrorism, and goes on to invite an Internet audience in on the resulting controversy. (imdb)
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This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)
Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board. (imdb)
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Where the Truth Lies (2005)
A provocative film about interconnected lives that are shattered by ill-fated acts of deception and ambition. Shifting effortlessly between mob-run clubs of the mid-50's and glamorous Hollywood Hills mansions of 1972, the film explores the dark, beguiling, and inevitably destructive side of fame and fortune. The result is a tense and atmospheric mystery that uses cinematic sleight-of-hand to challenge any preconceptions about "truth." (Serendipity Point Films)
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Je t
Documentary about the love-hate relationship between filmmakers and film critics with interviews made at Cannes Film Festival.
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Ararat (2002)
The estranged members of a contemporary Armenian family are faced both with Turkey's denial of their catastrophic past and with their own complicated present. (Miramax)
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An old man listens to a tape of himself as a 39 year old. (imdb)
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Felicia
A lonely middle-aged catering manager (Bob Hoskins) spends all of his time studying tapes of an eccentric TV chef (Arsinee Khanjian). Meanwhile, a young woman (Elaine Cassidy) is making her way from Ireland to find her boy friend (Peter McDonald), who moved to England to get a job in a lawn-mower factory. On arrival, she makes an early contact with the caterer, who recommends a boarding room to her. Slowly, it is revealed that the caterer has in fact befriended and subsequently abused more than a dozen young women. (imdb)
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Bach Cello Suite #4: Sarabande (1997)
Perhaps the most enigmatic of the films in the series, Sarabande, as Egoyan explains in his interview for the series, came out his meeting Yo-Yo to begin working on the film. Egoyan came to realize the relation that he and Yo-Yo had as listener and performer when Yo-Yo played for him. The film explores the relationships that a limousine driver, a doctor, and a real estate agent have amongst each other and with Yo-Yo as he travels to Canada to perform the Suites. (en.wikipedia.org)
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The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
On a winter's day, in the small rural community of Sam Dent, British Columbia, a school bus inexplicably crashes into a frozen lake, taking the lives of fourteen children and injuring many others. Shortly thereafter, Mitchell Stephens (Holm), a big city lawyer, comes to the community with promises to compensate its citizens for their loss. (Fine Line Films)
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A Portrait of Arshile (1995)
Egoyan juxtaposes home-video images of his son Arshile with a self-portrait of the famed Armenian artist, Arshile Gorky; Egoyan narrates in English, while his wife narrates in Armenian. The self-portrait made from a photo of the artist as a child at the time of the great massacre of the Armenians is used as a focus for meditations on the nature of self-awareness, artistic expression, and the relationship between the artist and the viewer. (imdb)
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At Sundance (1995)
The film contains interviews with various filmmakers and actors at the 1995 Sundance film festival. Several pre-scripted questions are asked of all interviewees such as "What do you think the future of independent filmmaking is?"
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Exotica (1994)
The 'Exotica' is a nightclub on the outskirts of Toronto, where Eric, DJ and MC, watches nightly as his ex-girlfriend Christina performs... (imdb)
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Calendar (1993)
A photographer and his wife take photographs of Armenian churches for use in a calendar. Their driver, a local resident, expounds on the history of the churches while the wife translates. The photographer becomes jealous of his wife's bonding with the driver... (imdb)
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Gross Misconduct (1993)
A look into the life of troubled former hockey player Brian Spencer, who got into problems both on the ice and off because of his temper. The film also has a close focus on Spencer's father, and shows how he influenced Brian's life both before and after his death. (imdb)
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The Adjuster (1991)
A reflection about what makes everyone's life unique, through the story of Noah's family. Noah is an adjuster, having sex with his customers. His wife Hera watches pornographic movies for the Board of Censors. They live with their son Simon and Hera's sister in a show-flat. One day, they meet Bubba, who wants to make a movie in their house. (imdb)
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Speaking Parts (1989)
A struggling, bit-part actor's job as a hotel custodian is a front for his real job: being rented out as a gigolo by his woman supervisor... (imdb)
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Family Viewing (1987)
Van's father, Stan, is fond of video, always taping scenes of daily family life. But he does not take care of Van's grandmother, Armen. Although he could afford having her at home, she is spending her days watching TV in an old people's home. Van often visits her. He meets Aline, whose mother is in the next bed. Van wants to get his grandma out of the old people's home. Aline will help. Actually, Van, whose mother left, years ago, is looking for a real family life. (imdb)
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Knock! Knock! (1985)
Begins as a quasi-experimental tour of people's bedrooms, but shifts into a provocative puzzle: what happens if the director unexpectedly disappears, but the crew keeps shooting?
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Next of Kin (1984)
Twenty-three-year old Peter Foster is an only child who lives at home, where he constantly hears his parents arguing. Because Peter does nothing all day, the family goes to a clinic where a therapist videotapes them. After Peter watches his tape, he views the tape of a troubled Armenian family, who gave their only son away for adoption when they arrived in Canada. Peter decides to visit this family, and he pretends to be their son, Bedros Deryan... (imdb)
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Peep Show (1981)
Peep Show (1981) - Short Film
A man treats himself to some adult entertainment, with odd results.
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