Exotica - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Exotica Reviews

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August 3, 2012
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 | Original Score: 4/4
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 29, 2011
Egoyan's first Cannes Film Fest entry is an engaging tale of sexual desire and alienation.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
March 18, 2011
Uses its eroticism as a head trip into loneliness, alienation and desperation.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 22, 2005
Egoyan's masterpiece -- a twisting tale of erotic obsession and hypnotic storytelling.
| Original Score: 5/5
October 20, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
July 21, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 7, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
July 6, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
January 15, 2005
Egoyan's intent is not ultimately to disturb us, but to look closely at people at their wits' end, desperate, and sad, in hopes of finding absolution for them.
Read More | Original Score: A-
August 27, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 15, 2003
A mosaic-style thriller whose artful recipe is deepened in The Sweet Hereafter.
| Original Score: 3/5
July 25, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 3/4
February 10, 2003
It might be set in a strip club, but Atom Egoyan's tale of loneliness, lust and jealously simmers with sensual heat.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 27, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
December 4, 2002
Don't be fooled by the soft-core poster; this haunting tale of pain and memory is as good as they come.
| Original Score: 4/5
October 29, 2002
Apparent from its ominous, opening pan is Exotica's craft - the film is deliberate and attentive, and displays action that is not apparently related or significant - at first. Ultimately, the exposition purposefully lacks a cohesiveness.
October 3, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 30, 2002
Demonstrates that the mystery of the human personality must be respected and even hallowed.
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