Atom Egoyan's Adoration Gets a Thrilling New Trailer

November 20, 2008
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Adoration Trailer

Sony Pictures Classics has debuted a rather thrilling trailer for Atom Egoyan's newest film, Adoration. In the film, a boy named Simon reinvents his life on the internet and tells a story that provokes strong reactions throughout the world. For someone who doesn't know much about this at all, it looks very interesting, to say the least. I'm curious to know more, despite its C rating from our critic Marco who saw it Cannes. "Adoration is a mixed bag that has good ideas about politics and technology but is way too convoluted to make any real impact." I definitely hope there's a lot more to this than what's in this trailer.

Watch the trailer for Atom Egoyan's Adoration:

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You can also watch the Adoration trailer in High Definition on Yahoo

Adoration is both written and directed by profound Egyptian filmmaker Atom Egoyan, of numerous films including Peep Show, Exotica, The Sweet Hereafter, and Where the Truth Lies. The film first premiered at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year and also played at the Toronto International Film Festival.. Sony Pictures Classics will debut Adoration in limited theaters starting on May 8th, 2009.

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Reader Feedback - 11 Comments


Oh I'm first to comment, cool.... Ah my impressions, it seems to have a bit of a pull there because of the boys interest in defending his father, if I caught that plot right. The scene in the end with the incoming truck, pretty cool to see. Ummm, I'm borderline on this movie, I'll have to wait for reviews.

Matthew on Nov 20, 2008


Just because he was born in Cairo, doesn't make Egoyan Egyptian. He is Canadian, with Armenian ancestry.

Sean Kelly on Nov 20, 2008


That said the trailer was quite good. I remember Egoyan set up a little exhibit about the film on the lawn of the University of Toronto during the Nuit Blanche event.

Sean Kelly on Nov 20, 2008


I think it looks great! Smoke a fat Joint and Enjoy!

Jazz on Nov 20, 2008


This film was quite strong andpowerful. I really enjoyed it at the Calgary International Film Festival. Great performances, and yes, while the plot was a little convoluted, it was interesting. I was never bored and was glued to the screen. It grows with intensity as you learn the truth and discover things. I would definitely recommend this to anyone. A great trailer by the way, it really captures the essence of the film.

Jeff W. on Nov 21, 2008


holy shit. that was intense.

darrin on Nov 21, 2008


@2 i think being born in cairo technically makes you egyptian. Not by ancestory but because you were born in egypt. just like a chinese person born in new york is american.

theotherbluth on Nov 21, 2008


WOW! Very Interesting. Curious to see a little more.

K on Nov 22, 2008


Looks pretty good. Atom Egoyan = Egyptian? LOL! This is on my must see list after seeing that trailer...

Bumboclot on Jan 5, 2009


Egoyan is not Egyptian. He is Armenian and was born in Egypt. There is a big difference. His Armenian heritage greatly influences his films in terms of style, content and message.

Sara on Aug 13, 2009


Another bullseye for Atom Egoyan. This is a beautiful movie, with excellent performances and the realistically humane tone that this director is known for. There is always another layer to expose in Egoyan's don't know exactly what is coming although you know something is. Expect the unexpected, but don't expect a crass shock; it's always about the people. The intimacy that develops in his portraits of the characters is never too close, never unseemly, but always enough to make them very real. Egoyan gives even bit characters an interesting edge, which adds greatly to the entertainment. Do not miss this excellent film.

John Roberts on Dec 12, 2010

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