GREEN CINE Already a member? login
 Your cart
Help
Advanced Search
- Genres
+ Action
+ Adult
+ Adventure
+ Animation
+ Anime
+ Classics
+ Comedies
+ Comic Books
+ Crime
  Criterion Collection
+ Cult
+ Documentary
+ Drama
+ Erotica
+ Espionage
  Experimental/Avant-Garde
+ Fantasy
+ Film Noir
+ Foreign
+ Gay & Lesbian
  HD (High Def)
+ Horror
+ Independent
+ Kids
+ Martial Arts
+ Music
+ Musicals
  Pre-Code
+ Quest
+ Science Fiction
  Serials
+ Silent
+ Sports
+ Suspense/Thriller
  Sword & Sandal
+ Television
+ War
+ Westerns


The Adjuster (1991)

Cast: Elias Koteas, Elias Koteas, Arsinée Khanjian, more...
Director: Atom Egoyan, Atom Egoyan
    see all cast/crew...
Rating:
Studio: MGM
Genre: Cult, Independent, Canada
Running Time: 102 min.
Languages: English
Subtitles: Spanish, French
    see additional details...

This title is currently out of print.

Synopsis
Written and directed by Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan, The Adjuster is an examination of the sexual quirks of a married couple. Starring such Egoyan regulars as Elias Koteas, Arsinée Khanjian, Maury Chaykin, and Don McKellar, the film focuses on Noah Render (Koteas), an insurance adjuster who enjoys sleeping with his clients, and his wife, Hera (Khanjian), a film censor who finds excitement in making copies of the most explicit parts of the movies she's assigned to review. When they invite Bubba (Chaykin) into their house to make a movie, the Renders find their lives becoming even more complex. McKellar plays a young film censor who works with Hera. ~ Matthew Tobey, All Movie Guide

This title is currently out of print. You might also enjoy:
Speaking Parts
One of several Egoyan films that explore voyeurism; a stylish early entry in the directors' canon for anyone interested in his work

Last Year at Marienbad
Apparently one of Egoyan's favorites and if you watch it you can see how it must have influenced him


GreenCine Member Reviews

Egoyan's little worlds by LJSosa April 6, 2003 - 4:33 PM PDT
12345678910
10 out of 11 members found this review helpful
Atom Egoyan has this habit of creating 'little worlds' for his characters to move in. Those worlds have an element of the surreal however they are just real enough to be really disturbing. In The Adjuster, one can see examples of these disturbing demi-mondes. This is a brilliant film that takes on an almost Lynch-esqe quality. The acting is brilliant as is the direction. Egoyan's attention to detail is brilliant. If you've seen some of his later works (Exotica, The Sweet Hereafter)you must see this one. What you will see is a less refined and somewhat more disturbing framework for his future works.

This title is currently unavailable on disc or is no longer in-print.

why do we do this?




GreenCine Member Rating
12345678910

(Average 7.08)
53 Votes
add to list New List


DVDs Unavailable on GreenCine
12345678910
DVDs Unavailable for Rental on GreenCine
themark
Movies Green Cine Should Have
12345678910
These are the movies from my request list that I most want to see, so please please request them too if they interest you.
etaviotal

see all lists

about greencine · donations · refer a friend · support · help · genres
contact us · press room · privacy policy · terms · sitemap · affiliates · advertise

Copyright © 2005 GreenCine LLC. All rights reserved.
© 2006 All Media Guide, LLC. Portions of content provided by All Movie Guide®, a trademark of All Media Guide, LLC.