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Egoyan, Atom 1960-

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Away from Her by Sarah Polley( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,872 libraries worldwide
Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistors, ' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( visu )
104 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
Following a tragic schoolbus accident, an opportunistic lawyer descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution on behalf of the grieving community, he sets to work on a class action lawsuit. Director Atom Egoyan explores the human spirit and its capacity for grief, loss and redemption
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( visu )
19 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
"Beckett on Film is a unique project. For the first time, all 19 of Samuel Beckett's plays have been filmed, bringing together some of the world's most talented directors and actors. Beckett on Film was the brainchild of Michael Colgan, the artistic director of the Gate Theatre, Dublin. All the films in the series are produced by Michael Colgan and Alan Maloney for RTÉ, Channel 4 and the Irish Film Board."--Beckett on Film website
Remember by Atom Egoyan( visu )
27 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person responsible for the death of his family
The captive by Atom Egoyan( visu )
30 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 971 libraries worldwide
Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing incidents seem to indicate that she's still alive. Her parents, detectives, and Cassandra herself will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance
Chloe by Atom Egoyan( visu )
55 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 926 libraries worldwide
Omdat Catherine vermoedt dat haar echtgenoot David vreemdgaat, schakelt ze callgirl Chloe in om de trouw van haar man op de proef te stellen
Devil's knot by Atom Egoyan( visu )
29 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 905 libraries worldwide
In a gripping, heart-wrenching true story that shocked the nation. May 5, 1993. West Memphis, Arkansas. Three young boys playing in the nearby woods never come home for dinner. In the rush to find and convict the killers, police focus on a trio of teenagers suspected of devil worship. It is only when an investigator reveals that the evidence doesn't all add up, that the community is forced to face the reality that the true killer might still be out there
This Film Is Not Yet Rated by Kirby Dick( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
"A raucous and riveting expose of the inner workings of the most influential censorship group in the country - the notoriously secretive MPAA film ratings board. When the MPAA refuses to let Academy Award nominated director Kirby Dick's cameras in, he hires a team of female private investigators to uncover Hollywood's best kept secret - the identities of the film censors themselves"--Container
Ararat by Atom Egoyan( visu )
72 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Ararat is a contemporary story of two estranged families and their search for reconciliation and truth. It is also a historical reenactment (a film within a film) being made by a famous Armenian director, Edward Saroyan whose production is based on Clarence Ussher's book "An American physician in Turkey", which depicts the Siege of Van and the tragic event of 1915. Seamlessly shifting through time, director Atom Egoyan explores the quest for personal, sexual and cultural identity through the intimate moments shared by lovers, families, enemies and strangers
Where the truth lies by Atom Egoyan( visu )
35 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 601 libraries worldwide
Karen O'Connor, a young journalist known for her celebrity profiles, is consumed with discovering the truth behind a long-buried incident that affected the lives and careers of showbiz team Vince Collins and Lanny Morris
Adoration by Atom Egoyan( visu )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Simon is a young orphan being raised by his uncle Tom. As his grandfather lay dying, Simon discovers how racist and backwards his uncle is. Simon's grandfather hated Simon's father and claims that he intentionally killed Simon's mother in a car crash. Simon's family narrative is cleverly knit into a news story presented to Simon by his high school French teacher as a translation exercise. The article is read by the teacher about an attempted bombing of an aircraft by a man who put explosives in his pregnant wife's luggage. Simon gets the idea to translate the story and write it from the perspective of the child in the woman's womb. The teacher encourages Simon to develop his story, present it to the class and to the world via the Internet as if he really was that child. The narrative of the car crash and the attempted bombing of the plane become intertwined as a way for the characters to deal with their past experiences. Simon's story takes a twist that involves everyone in his life
Exotica by Atom Egoyan( visu )
93 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 477 libraries worldwide
"At a sexy strip club called Exotica, three strangers -- an obsessive man, an erotic table dancer and the club's mysterious D.J. -- share much more than is apparent at first glance! As their secret passions grow, they become more deeply entangled in an inescapable web of jealousy, deceit and revenge!"--Container
Felicia's journey by Atom Egoyan( visu )
44 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Joseph Hilditch, an eccentric chef, befriends a young woman, Felicia, who has come to town searching for her boyfriend. She is attracted to the seemingly harmless and extremely helpful Hilditch, trusting him and entering his life, only to discover too late that she is not the first woman that he has taken in
Subtitles : on the foreignness of film ( Book )
15 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
"The essays, interviews, and visuals include a collaboration by Russell Banks and Atom Egoyan, which uses quotations from Banks's novel The Sweet Hereafter as substitutes for publicity stills from Egoyan's film of the book; three early film reviews by Jorge Luis Borges; an interview with filmmaker Claire Denis about a scene in her film Friday Night that should not have been subtitled; and Eric Cozdyn's reading of the running subtitles on CNN's post-9/11 newscasts as a representation of new global realities. Several writers deal with translating cultural experience for an international audience, including Fredric Jameson on Balkan cinema, John Mowitt on the history of the "foreign film" category on the Academy Awards, and Ruby Rich on the marketing of foreign films and their foreign languages - "Somehow, I'd like to to think it's harder to kill people when you hear their voices," she writes. And Slavoj Zizek considers the "foreign gaze" (seen in films by Hitchcock, Lynch, and others), the misperception that sees too much."--Jacket
Calendar by Atom Egoyan( visu )
61 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 362 libraries worldwide
A mean-spirited, self-absorbed Canadian-Armenian photograher is hired to take pictures of Armenian historical churches for a calendar. He takes his wife along as a translator, and as they traverse the sites chosen for the calendar with the Armenian guide, their relationship begins to unravel. The photographer returns to Canada with his images, but without his wife, who has gradually felt drawn to her ethnic roots and has fallen in love with the guide
Speaking parts by Atom Egoyan( visu )
34 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 303 libraries worldwide
A struggling actor working as a hotel custodian and gigolo finds himself the obsessional object of two women: a scriptwriter he hustled for a part in a movie and a hotel maid
Rewind this! ( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
In the 1980s, videotape changed the world and laid the foundation for modern media culture. This film traces the rise and fall of VHS from its heyday as the mainstream home video format to its current status as a nostalgic relic and prize to collectors who still cherish it. Features interviews with both filmmakers and enthusiasts from the VHS era
Inspired by Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Presents cellist Yo-Yo Ma in artistic collaborations with Kabuki actor, Tamasaburro Bando; garden designer, Julie Moir Messervy; choreographer, Mark Morris; ice dancers, Jayne Torvil and Christopher Dean and filmmaker Atom Egoyan each involving Bach's six Cello Suites. Also includes a 3-D animation of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "carceri" (prison) etchings set to Bach's Cello Suite no. 2
The adjuster by Atom Egoyan( visu )
50 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Off-beat comedy about an insurance adjuster who gets a bit too involved with his work by manipulating and bedding his desperate clients
Family viewing by Atom Egoyan( visu )
35 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 176 libraries worldwide
The fractured family of Family Viewing consists of Stan, a mild sexual sadist; Sandra, his live-in mistress and video bondage partner; and his 17-year old son Van. Van's deep resentment of his father becomes the catalyst of a plot to free his beloved grandmother from an old age home and establish a new, blissfully 'happy' family. Egoyan weaves an ironic tale of characters who seem most alive when they're captured on videotape
 
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Alternative Names
Atom Egoyan
Atom Egoyan Canadees filmregisseur
Atom Egoyan Canadian-Armenian film director, screenwriter, film producer and actor
Atom Egoyan kanadisch-armenischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Schauspieler
Atom Egoyan réalisateur et scénariste canadien
Atom Egoyan regista canadese
Atoms Egojans
Ēkoyan, Adom 1960-...
Yeghoyan, Atom
Yeghoyan, Atom 1960-
Ατόμ Εγκογιάν Καναδός σκηνοθέτης και σεναριογράφος αρμενικής καταγωγής
Атом Егоян
Эгоян, Атом канадо-армянский деятель кино
Էկոյան Ադոմ 1960-....
אטום אגויאן
اتوم اجويان
آتوم اگویان
아톰 에고얀
에고이안, 아톰 1960-
アトム・エゴヤン
艾湯伊高揚
艾騰·伊格言
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