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The Adjuster (1991)

R | | Comedy, Drama | July 1992 (USA)
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A reflection about what makes everyone's life unique, through the story of Noah's family. Noah is an adjuster, having sex with his customers. His wife Hera watches pornographic movies for ... See full summary »

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Noah
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Hera
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Bubba
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Mimi
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Arianne
David Hemblen ...
Bert - The Head Censor
Rose Sarkisyan ...
Seta - Hera's Sister
Armen Kokorian ...
Simon - Hera's Child
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Louise - The Maid
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Tim
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Lorraine
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Tyler - The Young Censor
John Gilbert ...
The Doctor
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Larry - The Butterfly Collector
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Matthew - His Lover (as Raoul Trujillo)
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A reflection about what makes everyone's life unique, through the story of Noah's family. Noah is an adjuster, having sex with his customers. His wife Hera watches pornographic movies for the Board of Censors. They live with their son Simon and Hera's sister in a show-flat. One day, they meet Bubba, who wants to make a movie in their house. Written by Yepok

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Sex... Power... Obsession. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for sensuality and language | See all certifications »
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July 1992 (USA)  »

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A kárbecslő  »

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CAD 1,500,000 (estimated)

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$396,573 (USA)
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Quotes

Hera: When I say something which deserves consideration and you respond without thinking, how do you feel?
Noah: I feel fine.
Hera: I thought you might feel stupid.
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Featured in J.C. (2001) See more »

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Armenian Folk and Dance Ensemble
Conducted by T. Altunyan (as Tatul Altunian)
Courtesy of Monitor Records
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Most insightful and prosaic film I've ever seen
7 December 2006 | by (United Arab Emirates) – See all my reviews

Agree with the previous post.. this film is extraordinary and I'm amazed at the negative reactions here. I would rate it as my favourite film of all..

It's an incredible and subtle meditation on what means to be alive, to be human, to love. To be human and to be confronted by this fragmented, alienating, disturbing modern existence .. with our lives and interactions largely filtered through technology and our experiences so far removed from those of our ancestors and those before.

I was provoked and amazed by this piece of work - and I'd urge anyone who wants to be challenged to see it.

James


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