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Atom Egoyan"s The adjuster

Tom McSorley

Atom Egoyan"s The adjuster

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adjuster (Motion picture),
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [102]-104).

    Other titlesAdjuster
    StatementTom McSorley
    SeriesCanadian cinema -- 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997.A31127 M37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25272740M
    ISBN 109781442641167, 9781442610484
    LC Control Number2010290055
    OCLC/WorldCa424086215


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Atom and daughter Eve by In British Columbia, the Egoyans were cut off from Armenian culture. Atom surmises that his recurring artistic theme of alienation derives from not only his personal disorientation in a new land but also the profound sense of dislocation felt by Armenians because of the destruction of Armenia as a nation and.

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Doch spätestens seit hat sich der kanadische Film seinen Platz innerhalb des amerikanischen Mainstreams erobert und seine ganz eigenen Darstellungsweisen und Themenkreise etabliert. Einer der erfolgreichsten Vertreter des neuen kanadischen Kinos dürfte der Autor.

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