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Exotica (1994)

Exotica (1994)




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Movie Info

The action in this film revolves largely around the Exotica strip club, a faux-tropical hothouse where young female dancers cater to their customers' sexual and psychological needs. As the film hypnotically unfolds, the relationship between troubled taxman Francis and young stripper Christina is slowly explored.more
Rating: R
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Atom Egoyan
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 16, 1999


Mia Kirshner
as Christina
Calvin Green
as Customs Officer
David Hemblen
as Customs Inspector
Peter Krantz
as Man in Taxi
Damon D'Oliveira
as Man at Opera
Billy Merasty
as Man at Opera
Jack Blum
as Scalper
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Critic Reviews for Exotica

All Critics (46) | Top Critics (15)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

July 7, 2005
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

One of the most despairing movies, and yet there is in the precision of its craft and the depth of its empathy something fundamentally uplifting.

Full Review… | August 3, 2012
Film Freak Central

Egoyan's first Cannes Film Fest entry is an engaging tale of sexual desire and alienation.

Full Review… | April 29, 2011

Uses its eroticism as a head trip into loneliness, alienation and desperation.

Full Review… | March 18, 2011
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Audience Reviews for Exotica

You have to watch this movie more than once to even vaguely understand it.

Red Lats

Super Reviewer

A hypnotizing film. Bruce Greenwood is a re-occurring patron at a strip club, and becomes fixated on a particular girl. His motives are revealed throughout. Well made film.

Lafe Fredbjornson

Super Reviewer

Strong, original, tightly wound.

Joey Nevarez

Super Reviewer

Exotica Quotes

Francis: You're a very responsible young women.
Christina: Responsible to what?
Francis: To whatever it is you feel you must do.
Christina: Like what?
– Submitted by Pete H (3 years ago)
Eric: Don't be afraid, I know everything about you.
Francis: What do you know about me?
Eric: I found her.
Francis: Found who?
Eric: Your little girl.
– Submitted by Pete H (3 years ago)

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