The Adjuster


1h 42m 1991

Brief Synopsis

Story concerns an insurance adjuster, some film censors, an ex-football player, an aspiring cheerleader, a podiatrist, an actress, a lamp merchant, a butterfly collector, and the devoted staff of a large motel - all "doing believable things in an unbelievable way."

Film Details

Also Known As
Adjuster, Show and Tell
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Ego Film Arts; Film Opticals Of Canada (Toronto); Medallion Pfa; Ontario Film Development Corporation; TTlTfilm Canada
Distribution Company
Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing; Alta Films; Orion Classics; Orion Home Video; StudioCanal; Studiocanal; Tartan Video
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Synopsis

Story concerns an insurance adjuster, some film censors, an ex-football player, an aspiring cheerleader, a podiatrist, an actress, a lamp merchant, a butterfly collector, and the devoted staff of a large motel - all "doing believable things in an unbelievable way."

Crew

Alexa Anthony

Other

John Aslin

Wardrobe Mistress

Ana Aum

Other

Kaloust Babian

Photographs Of Beirut

Elizabeth Bailey

Other

Cynthia Barlow

Key Grip

Allen Bell

Script Editor

Michael Bickle

Assistant Sound Editor

Paul Boucher

2nd Assistant Camera

Cori Burchell

Seamstress

Stephen Carr

Assistant Set Dresser

Kathleen Climie

Assistant Art Director

Sue Conley

Dialogue Editor

Ron Craig

Special Effects Assistant

Richard Craven

Location Manager

Sandra Cunningham

Assistant Production Manager

Mychael Danna

Music

Linda Del Rosario

Set Decorator

Linda Del Rosario

Production Designer

Nicole Demers

Makeup Artist

Charlotte Disher

Assistant Editor

Lori Dunn

Production Assistant

Atom Egoyan

Screenwriter

Atom Egoyan

Producer

Atom Egoyan

Co-Editor

Johnnie Eisen

Stills Photographer

Charlotte Engel

Other

Greg Farrow

2nd Unit Camera Assistant (2nd Unit)

James Feige

Art Department Assistant

Fred Fitzpatrick

Other

John Freeman

Camera Trainee

Camelia Frieberg

Production Manager

Camelia Frieberg

Co-Producer

Djivan Gasparyan

Other

Monika Gegnon

Script Supervisor/Continuity

Cynthia Gillespie

2nd Assistant Director

Shirley Granger

Production Accountant

Karen Hawes

Assistant Location Manager

Chris Hinton

Other

John Hopkins

Other

Mark Jackson

Production Assistant

Peter Kelly

Rerecording Mixer (Film House)

George Kerr

Other

Roscoe Kerr

Bestboy

Allen Khan

Production Assistant

Martyn Krys

Production Lawyer

Sid Lieberman

Foley Artist

Maya Mani

Costume Designer

Scott Mansfield

Casting (Extras)

Byron Mcculloch

2nd Grip

Sam Mcintyre

Special Effects Assistant

Michael Melnechenko

3rd Grip

Peter Melnychuk

Boom Operator

Jordan Merkur

Production Assistant

Chris Minz

Other

John Mokedanz

Art Department Assistant

Laurie Munday

Wardrobe Assistant

Andrew Munger

Location Assistant

Steven Munro

Sound Designer

Geoff Murrin

Props

Jim Murrin

Props

Kim Nelson

Production Assistant

George Novotny

Foley Recordist

Bruce Organ

2nd Assistant Editor

David Owen

Gaffer

Richard Paris

Set Decorator

Richard Paris

Production Designer

Stephen Payne

Driver

Robert J Pazdro

Production Coordinator

Daniel Pellerin

Rerecording Mixer

David Plank

Assistant Camera

Ross Redfern

Sound Recordist

Maxine Rennes

Hair Design

Velcrow Ripper

Assistant Sound Editor

Michael Rous

Art Department Assistant

Paul Sarossy

Director Of Photography

Mark Schulson

Assistant Set Dresser

Susan Shipton

Editor

Ian Taylo

Art Department Assistant

Stephen J Turnbull

Unit Manager

Greg Van Alstyne

Title Graphic Design

Ingrid Veninger

3rd Assistant Director

David J Webb

Associate Producer

David J Webb

Assistant Director

Michael Werth

Adr Editor

Paul Weston

Boom Operator

Mark Willis

2nd Unit Camera (2nd Unit)

Meredyth Young

Craft Service

Stan Zuwala

Special Effects Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Adjuster, Show and Tell
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Ego Film Arts; Film Opticals Of Canada (Toronto); Medallion Pfa; Ontario Film Development Corporation; TTlTfilm Canada
Distribution Company
Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing; Alta Films; Orion Classics; Orion Home Video; StudioCanal; Studiocanal; Tartan Video
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer May 29, 1992

Released in United States June 5, 1992

Released in United States on Video May 26, 1993

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States July 1991

Released in United States August 1991

Released in United States September 1991

Released in United States October 1991

Shown at New York Film Festival September 20 - October 6, 1991.

Shown at Moscow International Film Festival July 8-19, 1991.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 10-25, 1991.

Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (out of competition) August 7-16, 1991.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 5-14, 1991.

Shown at Valladolid Film Festival October 18-26, 1991.

Received the Toronto City award for best Canadian feature at the 1991 Toronto Festival of Festivals. Egoyan bestowed his C$25,000 prize on director John Pozer, whose feature debut "The Grocer's Wife" received special mention from the jury; director Wim Wenders made a similar gesture for Egoyan's early feature "Family Viewing" (Canada/87).

Began shooting October 9, 1990.

Completed shooting November 10, 1990.

Released in United States Summer May 29, 1992

Released in United States June 5, 1992 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video May 26, 1993

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 20 - October 6, 1991.)

Released in United States July 1991 (Shown at Moscow International Film Festival July 8-19, 1991.)

Released in United States August 1991 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 10-25, 1991.)

Released in United States August 1991 (Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (out of competition) August 7-16, 1991.)

Released in United States September 1991 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 5-14, 1991.)

Released in United States October 1991 (Shown at Valladolid Film Festival October 18-26, 1991.)