Exotica

Director Atom Egoyan
Year 1994
Run Time 103min
Genre Drama, Thriller
At the Exotica strip club in downtown Toronto, a grieving father (Greenwood) becomes obsessed with a young stripper (Kirshner). As the intertwined stories of the dancers and patrons unfold, it becomes clear that they share many mysterious and unspoken connections.

Dark, engaging and with a brilliant ensemble performance from its many players, Exotica is one of Egoyan’s most engaging and alluring films. A hypnotic thriller about desire, obsession and loneliness, it won eight Genie Awards.

Director

Atom Egoyan

Egoyan received the Governor General’s award in 2015 for Lifetime Artistic Achievement. He was the first-ever Canadian director to earn two Oscar nominations (for The Sweet Hereafter). His award-winning films include Exotica, Ararat and The Captive. His most recent film, Guest of Honour, premiered at TIFF 2019.

Writer

Atom Egoyan

Cast

Bruce Greenwood, Elias Koteas, Don McKellar, Arsinée Kahnian, Mia Kirshner

Producers

Atom Egoyan, Camelia Frieberg

Genres

Drama, Thriller

Original Language

English

Language Versions

EN CC, FR Subtitles