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Atom Egoyan

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Actor / Cinematographer | * 07/19/1960 (60) | Cairo, Egypt
Atom Egoyan, (born July 19, 1960) is an Armenian-Canadian stage and film director, writer, and producer. Egoyan made his career breakthrough with Exotica (1994), a film set primarily in and around the fictional Exotica strip club. Egoyan's most critically acclaimed film is the drama The Sweet Hereafter (1997), for which he received two Academy Award nominations, and his biggest commercial success is the erotic thriller Chloe (2009). His work often explores themes of alienation and isolation, featuring characters whose interactions are mediated through technology, bureaucracy, or other power structures. Egoyan's films often follow non-linear plot structures, in which events are placed out of sequence in order to elicit specific emotional reactions from the audience by withholding key information. In 2008, Egoyan received the Dan David Prize for "Creative Rendering of the Past." Egoyan later received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award, Canada's highest royal honour in ... ()
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Atom Egoyan, OC is a critically acclaimed Armenian-Canadian independent film maker. His work often explores themes of alienation and isolation, featuring characters whose interactions are mediated through technology, bureaucracy or other power structures. Egoyan's films often follow non-linear plot-structures, in which events are placed out of sequence in order to elicit specific emotional reactions from the audience by withholding key information. In 2008 he received the Dan David Prize for "Creative Rendering of the Past".

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Atom Egoyan

Officer of The Order of Canada Honorary Citizen of Yerevan Order of The Badge of Honour Dan David Prize Honorary Doctorate From University of Toronto Chevalier Des Arts Et Des Lettres Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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Movies with Atom Egoyan as Actor(15)

as Himself (archive footage)2014 Lennon or McCartney
as himself2013 Rewind This!
as O'Malley Director #12010 Barney's Version
as himself2009 It Came from Kuchar
as Self2006 Citadel
as Himself - Director of 'Where the Truth lies'2006 This Film Is Not Yet Rated
as TV Studio Guard1996 The Stupids
as himself1995 At Sundance
as Photographer1993 Calendar

TV Shows/Series with Atom Egoyan as Actor(1)

as himself2007 Indie Sex

Movies with Atom Egoyan as Crew(69)

Directing/Director2020 Rotterdam, I Love You
Directing/Director2020 Guest of Honour
Production/Producer2020 Guest of Honour
Writing/Writer2020 Guest of Honour
Crew/Thanks2018 Mouthpiece
Crew/Thanks2017 Cinecittà Babylon
Directing/Director2015 Remember
Directing/Director2014 The Captive
Production/Producer2014 The Captive
Writing/Screenplay2014 The Captive
Writing/Story2014 The Captive
Directing/Director2013 Devil's Knot
Directing/Director2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded
Crew/Thanks2012 Stories We Tell
Directing/Director2011 Invisible World
Directing/Director2009 Adoration
Writing/Writer2009 Adoration
Production/Producer2009 Adoration
Directing/Director2009 Chloe
Directing/Director2007 To Each His Own Cinema
Writing/Writer2007 To Each His Own Cinema
Directing/Director2006 Citadel
Directing/Director2005 Where the Truth Lies
Production/Executive Producer2005 Where the Truth Lies
Writing/Screenplay2005 Where the Truth Lies
Production/Executive Producer2003 The Saddest Music in the World
Production/Executive Producer2002 Gambling, Gods and LSD
Directing/Director2002 Ararat
Writing/Screenplay2002 Ararat
Production/Producer2002 Ararat
Directing/Director2000 Krapp's Last Tape
Directing/Director1999 Felicia's Journey
Writing/Screenplay1999 Felicia's Journey
Directing/Director1997 The Sweet Hereafter
Production/Producer1997 The Sweet Hereafter
Writing/Screenplay1997 The Sweet Hereafter
Directing/Director1995 A Portrait of Arshile
Writing/Writer1995 A Portrait of Arshile
Directing/Director1994 Exotica
Production/Producer1994 Exotica
Writing/Writer1994 Exotica
Directing/Director1993 Calendar
Editing/Editor1993 Calendar
Production/Producer1993 Calendar
Writing/Writer1993 Calendar
Directing/Director1992 The Adjuster
Writing/Writer1992 The Adjuster
Production/Producer1992 The Adjuster
Directing/Director1991 Montreal Stories
Writing/Writer1991 Montreal Stories
Directing/Director1989 Speaking Parts
Production/Producer1989 Speaking Parts
Writing/Writer1989 Speaking Parts
Directing/Director1987 Family Viewing
Writing/Writer1987 Family Viewing
Editing/Editor1987 Family Viewing
Production/Producer1987 Family Viewing
Directing/Director1986 In This Corner
Directing/Director1985 Men: A Passion Playground
Directing/Director1984 Next of Kin
Editing/Editor1984 Next of Kin
Production/Producer1984 Next of Kin
Writing/Writer1984 Next of Kin
Directing/Director1982 Open House
Directing/Director1981 Peep Show
Directing/Director1980 After Grad with Dad
Directing/Director1979 Howard in Particular
Directing/Director1977 Lust of a Eunuch

TV Shows/Series with Atom Egoyan as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1987 Friday the 13th: The Series

Citizenship: Canada
Born: Tuesday, 07/19 1960 (July) in Cairo (current age: 60 years + 99 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: German (DE), English (EN), Armenian (HY)
Educated at: Trinity College
Employer: European Graduate School, University of Toronto
Spouses (current/former): Arsinée Khanjian
Other names for Atom Egoyan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Ադոմ Էկոյան"
Atom Egoyan frequently works together with these people:
Arsinée Khanjian (19x, Actress)
Mychael Danna (17x, Crew)
Paul Sarossy (14x, Crew)
Susan Shipton (12x, Crew)
Peter Mettler (8x, Crew)
Phillip Barker (7x, Crew)
Robert Lantos (7x, Crew)
Bruce Greenwood (6x, Actor)
John Buchan (6x, Crew)
Matt Schichter (6x, Crew)
David Hemblen (6x, Actor)
J. Winston Carroll (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:12646, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 10/07/2020