Exotica – Review


Atom Egoyan’s wonderful Exotica is a wondrous picture of tragedy and its effect upon the human soul, a particular area of emotion that Egoyan has managed to best capture on the screen as proven in The Sweet Hereafter. While it’s unfortunate to see that considering how great his films have been in his early days he has taken quite a nosedive in quality ever since the 2000’s, a film that is sure to define him at his most accomplished is none other than Exotica. Egoyan, being one of the most fascinating figures in Canadian filmmaking alongside David Cronenberg, has made what arguably could be the greatest film to come out of Canada.

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