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Chloe (2009)

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Suspecting her husband of infidelity, gynecologist Dr. Catherine Stewart hires an escort named Chloe in order to test his faithfulness. Soon, the relationships between all three intensify.

Director:

Atom Egoyan

Writers:

Erin Cressida Wilson (screenplay), Anne Fontaine (motion picture "Nathalie")
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julianne Moore ... Catherine Stewart
Liam Neeson ... David Stewart
Amanda Seyfried ... Chloe
Max Thieriot ... Michael Stewart
R.H. Thomson ... Frank
Nina Dobrev ... Anna
Mishu Vellani ... Receptionist
Julie Khaner ... Bimsy
Laura de Carteret ... Alicia (as Laura De Carteret)
Natalie Lisinska ... Eliza
Tiffany Lyndall-Knight ... Trina (as Tiffany Knight)
Meghan Heffern ... Miranda
Tamsen McDonough ... Waitress
Kathryn Kriitmaa ... Waitress 2
Arlene Duncan ... Party Guest
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Storyline

Catherine and David, she a doctor, he a professor, are at first glance the perfect couple. Happily married with a talented teenage son, they appear to have the perfect life. But when David misses a flight and his surprise birthday party, Catherine's long simmering suspicions rise to the surface. Suspecting infidelity, she decides to hire an escort to seduce her husband and test his loyalty. Catherine finds herself 'directing' Chloe's encounters with David, and Chloe's end of the bargain is to report back, the descriptions becoming increasingly graphic as the meetings multiply.

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Her business is pleasure. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content including graphic dialogue, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This film was solely financed by the French company StudioCanal, which had entirely recouped this film's budget via international pre-sales (before this film's first festival screening). See more »

Goofs

When Michael is talking to Anna via video-conferencing during their break-up, he minimizes the video-chat when he notices his mother (Catherine) peeking in to see what is going on, except when the camera angles change and he is shown running to close the door, the video-chat window is still shown on the computer screen. See more »

Quotes

Catherine Stewart: How do you do this?
Chloe: I try to find something to love in everybody. Even if it's a small thing. Something about the way someone smiles. There's always something. There has to be. I try to make myself generous. I do things I don't wanna do. I think about what not to criticise. And the strangest things come back to me.
Catherine Stewart: Like?
Chloe: You.
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Crazy Credits

Daniel Pellerin (with thanks for 25 years of great work, from Atom) See more »


Soundtracks

Swagger
Shurum Burum Jazz Circus
Composed by David Buchbinder
Monkfish Records, SOCAN 2005
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A sexual thriller with a wow factor
7 May 2010 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film is about a doctor who suspects her husband to be cheating. She hires a prostitute to test her suspicion, which spirals out of control beyond anyone's imagination.

If there is a sub-genre called sexual thriller, "Chloe" would be the prototype. The plot works very well, it's very engaging. The sexual mystery and tension are captivating, and the copious nudity does not even come across as over the top or contrived. Just as you thought you guessed the whole plot, it twists in the most dramatic way. There is so much suspense, excitement and mystery to the story. "Chloe" is a very good film with a wow factor, that keeps me glued to the screen.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2010 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$900,688, 28 March 2010

Gross USA:

$3,075,255

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,808,880
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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