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 comprehensive and debatable early works, The Adjuster, is a dismal drama concerning the advanced and severe dating among an coverage adjuster and his clients.

In this available research, Tom McSorley strains the genesis, construction, and reception of Egoyan's fourth characteristic movie, from its Cannes movie pageant optimal to its North American advertisement unencumber. The booklet locates The Adjuster within the greater context of Canadian cinema history's abnormal and sometimes bothered evolution, and gives a provocative interpretation of the film's distinct 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 overview of 1 of Atom Egoyan's so much looking, unsettling films.

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