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Director:
Writer:
Atom Egoyan (writer)
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Release Date:
3 March 1995 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
In a world of temptation, obsession is the deadliest desire.
Plot:
The 'Exotica' is a nightclub on the outskirts of Toronto, where Eric, DJ and MC, watches nightly as his ex-girlfriend Christina performs... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
15 wins & 10 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A fractured movie about a fractured life See more (77 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
David Hemblen ... Inspector
Calvin Green ... Customs Officer

Don McKellar ... Thomas
Peter Krantz ... Man in taxi

Mia Kirshner ... Christina

Arsinée Khanjian ... Zoe

Elias Koteas ... Eric

Bruce Greenwood ... Francis

Damon D'Oliveira ... Man at opera

Sarah Polley ... Tracey

Victor Garber ... Harold
Jack Blum ... Scalper
Billy Merasty ... Man at opera
Ken McDougall ... Doorman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Maury Chaykin ... Exotica Club Client (uncredited)
C.J. Fidler ... Exotica Club dancer (uncredited)
Nadine Ramkisson ... Exotica Club dancer (uncredited)

Directed by
Atom Egoyan 
 
Writing credits
Atom Egoyan (writer)

Produced by
Atom Egoyan .... producer
Camelia Frieberg .... producer
David J. Webb .... associate producer (as David Webb)
Robert Lantos .... executive producer (uncredited)
Robert Lantos .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Mychael Danna 
 
Cinematography by
Paul Sarossy (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Susan Shipton 
 
Production Design by
Linda Del Rosario 
Richard Paris 
 
Art Direction by
Linda Del Rosario (uncredited)
Richard Paris (uncredited)
 
Costume Design by
Linda Muir 
 
Makeup Department
Sylvain Cournoyer .... assistant makeup artist (as Sylvain Cornouyer)
Nicole Demers .... makeup artist
Alison Ethier .... tattoo artist
David Harron .... assistant makeup artist (as David Harrison)
Debra Johnson .... hair design
Neville Ling .... assistant hair designer (as Neville Ying)
Mary Monforte .... assistant makeup artist
Tony Ouellette .... assistant hair designer
 
Production Management
Sandra Cunningham .... production manager
Roberta Pazdro .... assistant production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fergus Barnes .... second assistant director
Michele Rakich .... third assistant director
Mary Sylwester .... trainee assistant director
David J. Webb .... assistant director (as David Webb)
 
Art Department
Robert Allistar Brown .... set labour
Garth Brunt .... set dresser
Kathleen Climie .... assistant art director
Linda Del Rosario .... set dresser
Terry Hess .... construction
Mark Hunter .... set props
Anthony A. Ianni .... art department trainee (as Tony Ianni)
Brent Kelly .... lead set dresser
Zachery Kelly .... set labour (as Zachary Kelly)
William Koon .... scenic painter (as Bill Koon)
Doug McCullough .... lead set dresser
Peter Miskimmin .... props
Ian Nothnagel .... set labour
Richard Paris .... set dresser
Paul Potvin .... props assistant
Keith Reaume .... set labour
Art Verhoeven .... construction
Stephen Willetts .... scenic painter (as Steven Willets)
Peter Emmink .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Tyler Allen .... sound trainee
Sue Conley .... dialogue editor
Keith Elliott .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul Germann .... assistant: Trackworks
James A. Gore .... foley assistant
Peter Kelly .... sound re-recording mixer
Andy Malcolm .... foley artist
Peter Melnychuk .... boom operator
Steve Munro .... sound designer (as Steven Munro)
Daniel Pellerin .... sound re-recording mixer
Ross Redfern .... sound recordist
Paul Shikata .... assistant sound editor
Tony Van den Akker .... foley recordist (as Tony Van Den Akker)
Peter Winninger .... adr editor
 
Special Effects by
Michael Kavanagh .... special effects supervisor (as Michael Kavonaugh)
 
Visual Effects by
Jason Giberson .... digital restoration artist
Paul Intson .... digital editor
 
Stunts
Ted Hanlan .... stunt coordinator (as Ted Hanlon)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Cynthia Barlow .... key grip
Paul Boucher .... focus puller
David Crone .... Steadicam operator
Johnnie Eisen .... still photographer
Irwin Figueira .... best boy grip
Harper Forbes .... fourth grip
Reni Hoz .... clapper/loader
George Kerr .... electric
Roscoe Kerr .... best boy electric
Michael Kulas .... third grip (as Mike Kulas)
Joseph Micomonaco .... camera trainee
David Owen .... gaffer
David Patrick .... electric
David Plank .... focus puller
Anthony Ramsey .... electric (as Tony Ramsey)
Franco Tata .... electric (as Frank Tata)
Mark Willis .... second unit camera
John Crockford .... electric (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Scott Mansfield .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cori Burchell .... wardrobe assistant
Sidney Sproule .... wardrobe mistress (as Sydney Sproule)
 
Editorial Department
Chris Hinton .... film timer
Margaret Malandruccolo .... editing trainee
Jamie Phelan .... editing trainee
Paul Shikata .... first assistant editor
Wiebke von Carolsfeld .... second assistant editor (as Wiebke Von Carollsfeld)
 
Music Department
David Bottrill .... music mixer
Paul Intson .... digital editor
Paul Intson .... musician: bass guitar
Harrison Kennedy .... vocals
Ron Korb .... musician: flute
Rakesh Kumar .... vocals
Adel Saab .... musician: tambourine
Kamil Saab .... musician: darabukha (as Kamal Saab)
Nabil Saab .... musician: oud
Sambhaji .... musician: shehnai
Paul Shikata .... music editor
Ameene Shishakly .... musician: clarinet
Annie Szamosi .... vocals
Hovhanness Tarpinian .... musician: tar
Garo Tchaliguian .... vocals
David Bottrill .... music track engineer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Al MacNeil .... driver
Evan Siegel .... transportation coordinator
Andres Vosu .... driver
 
Other crew
Hussain Amarshi .... assistant to producers
Carolynne Bell .... assistant coordinator: prep
Carolynne Bell .... craft service
Shirley Granger .... production accountant
Victoria Harding .... location manager
Joanne T. Harwood .... script supervisor (as Joanne Harwood)
James Howard .... production assistant
Martyn Krys .... production lawyer
Helen Lee .... director observer
Claudia Moore .... dance choreographer
Jeff Nelson .... location production assistant (as Jeffrey Nelson)
Rebecca Ruddle .... office production assistant
Celeste Sansreget .... craft service (as Celeste Sansregret)
Roland Schlimme .... production coordinator
Pam Simons .... office production assistant
Virginia Smart .... production assistant
Simone Urdl .... assistant to director
Simone Urdl .... unit publicist
Greg Van Alstyne .... title design
Eardley Wilmot .... assistant location manager
 
Thanks
Deirdre Bowen .... the producers would like to thank
Robert Lantos .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for some sexuality and language
Runtime:
103 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Elias Koteas's first scene has him speaking into a microphone to the clients in the Exotica club. Koteas' first scene in Crash (1996) has him talking into a microphone to an equally selective audience (although the circumstances are different).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The cuts on Francis's face change size & shape throughout the movie after he gets thrown out of Exotica.See more »
Quotes:
[clapping]
Eric:Yeah! Bring those big hairy palms together, gentlemen, have a nice big, round of applause... for Kali! Kali. Yes, indeed, Kali. And you, too, can - you, too, can have Kali come over to your table for only five dollars, where she can show you the mysteries of her world. Trust me, gentlemen, trust me.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)See more »
Soundtrack:
Ave GenerosaSee more »

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22 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
A fractured movie about a fractured life, 21 December 1998
Author: Jonathan Glass from United States

Perhaps Atom Egoyan's most successful film. Egoyan's technique is to fracture a story like a jigsaw puzzle, giving the viewer bits and pieces which only all connect in the final scene. That ripping apart of reality is especially appropriate here, since the movie is about people putting their lives together after terrible trauma. It's also about the danger in leaping to conclusions - the viewer is often tempted to make a judgement about what he or she sees, and that judgement is often both wrong and unfair. If this all sounds like homework, be assured that the movie is also a lot of fun: it's sexy and interesting and inspired.

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