Atom Egoyan’s latest glum puzzle is a meditation on post-9/11 hysteria, but it’s too much What’s the meaning of terrorism? cud chewing too late. In Toronto, a teenager (Devon Bostick) stands before a high school class and pretends that his ?father was a terrorist who tried (and failed) to use his wife to blow up an airplane. There ?is much else in Adoration (a fatal car crash, angry ranting on video chat rooms), but the upshot is that those who appear to be guilty may not be — a muddled ?message for our time. C
Genre: Mystery and Thriller; Starring: Scott Speedman, Rachel Blanchard, Kenneth Welsh; Director: Atom Egoyan; Author: Atom Egoyan; Release Date Wide: 05/08/2009
Posted May 8 2009 — 12:00 AM EDT
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