Adoration

Details
Genre:
Drama
Run Times:
101 min
Language:
English
Cast:
Arsinée Khanjian, Scott Speedman, Rachel Blanchard, Noam Jenkins, Devon Bostick
Director:
Atom Egoyan
Writer:
Atom Egoyan
Plot Summary

ADORATION speaks to our connections—with each other, with our family history, with technology and with the modern world. Sabine (Arsinée Khanjian), a high school French teacher, gives her class a translation exercise based on a real news story about a terrorist who plants a bomb in the airline luggage of his pregnant girlfriend.

Festivals and Awards

Cannes Film Festival (Competition), France, May 2008
*Ecumenical Prize
Yerevan International Film Festival, Armenia, July 2008
Durban International Film Festival, South Africa, July 2008
Film Fest Hamburg, Germany, September 2008
*Douglas Sirk Award – Atom Egoyan
Toronto International Film Festival, Canada, September 2008
Reykjavik International Film Festival, Iceland, September 2008
Pusan, South Korea, October 2008
Warsaw International Film Festival, Poland, October 2008
Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain, October 2008
London Film Festival, UK, October 2008
Flanders International Film Festival Ghent, Belgium, October 2008
Middle East International Film Festival – Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 2008
Gijon International Film Festival, Spain, November 2008
Ljubljana International Film Festival, Slovenia, November 2008
Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden, November 2008
Bratislava International Film Festival, Slovakia, November 2008
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia, November 2008
Havana Film Festival, Cuba, December 2008
Kosmorama Trondheim IFF, Norway, March 2009
Prague International Film Festival, Czech Republic, March 2009
Hong Kong International Film Festival, Hong Kong, March 2009
Istanbul International Film Festival, Turkey, April 2009
Taipei Film Festival, Taiwan, June 2009
International Film Festival Baltic Pearl, Latvia, September 2009