• R
  • 1h 41m
  • 2009
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What would you do if you found out your father may have been a terrorist? A high school boy writes a story for class that makes this claim. Is it true? Friends, family, teachers and internet chat-room partners start to wonder and worry. Now he must journey through a maze of family secrets to find the truth about his dead father. From Academy Award®-nominated director Atom Egoyan (1997, Best Director, The Sweet Hereafter) comes a story of a young man who must question everything he knows in order to learn who he is and who his father was. Adoration presents a world where there is no such thing as us versus them and the truth is never as simple as right and wrong.
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Critics Consensus: A complex and thought-provoking work, Atom Egoyan's Adoration works well as both mystery and engaging drama.
Time Out
Trevor Johnston

Unfortunately the elaborately unspooled plot delivering these ideas in dramatic form is so scraggy...

June 22, 2017
Peter Bradshaw

A pretty fatuous equivalence, made much more implausible by the clotted structure, some wince-maki...

June 22, 2017
Little White Lies
Jason Wood

Populated with rich, complex characters, Adoration's impressive array of ideas is matched by its v...

June 22, 2017
London Evening Standard
Derek Malcolm

Too self-conscious by half and often unnecessarily complicated. It's as if Egoyan, who wrote and p...

June 22, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:February 19, 2009
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English, Spanish
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