The Adjuster

Synopsis: A reflection about what makes everyone's life unique, through the story of Noah's family. Noah is an adjuster, having sex with his customers. His wife Hera watches pornographic movies for the Board of Censors. They live with their son Simon and Hera's sister in a show-flat. One day, they meet Bubba, who wants to make a movie in their house.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Atom Egoyan
Production: Alliance Atlantis Communications
  5 wins & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
102 min



I'll be right there.



It's me.


I'm just on my way

to a client...

And i just began to think

about our house...

It just seems like

i was imagining things.


As i was leaving,

you were moving around.

I'm not sure... i don't know...

I never know whether or not

to wake you during a nightmare.

I work for your

insurance company.

I'm an adjuster.

Thank you...

Thank you...

Yes chiquito la la la la la

La la la la

The boy has sat upon

his mother's lap

Lost who have

played love love

The boy has dreamed

God bless you my joy

The boy has lain

so close to my heart

I'm leaving now.

Ha! Ha! Ha!


Bye... take care.


"Lick it!"

Lick it all over this c*nt...

That's it...

Look at what i have for you!

It's your favorite toy...

Ooh! Ooh! Hum...

Does that feel good, daddy?

Does that feel good?

Tell me it feels good, daddy!

Oooh! Oooh!

Here we go!

Your favourite part!

Well, it seems like

it's electrical.

Did you sleep?

Was it too noisy?

Was the room okay?

I... i usually recommend it...

It's very important that

you stay some place that...

You feel comfortable.

You may not feel it but...

you're in a state of shock.


Ah! Ah! Ah!



Stop! Please! Stop! Please!

Ooh! Aah! Aah!

Please, stop!

Aah! Aah!

Watch your step.

You must itemize

all the contents.

Everything that was in the house

At the time of the fire.

Beside each item,

You put the approximate value.

It helps to draw a plan.

It makes things clearer.

Unless you have

photographs, then...

I'll take you back to the motel.

No! No! Please! Stop!

We seem pretty much in accord.

25 a's, 13 b's, 2 c1's,

43 e's, 39 f's...

No g... surprising.

And 3 h's.

Any comments?



Jerry, what have you got next?

It looks good.

I gave you my numbers,

if you need anything else...


Do you eat out a lot?


It's an additional cost

We can cover.

There's a lot i need to know

before i can submit your claim.

What you had...

What your standard

Of living was...

But you're tired.

We can start this

tomorrow, okay?

Hi, noah!

Hi, noah!


How are you?

Hello, mister render.

How are you doing, louise?

Fine... and you?

Good... good.

Listen, someone

just moved into 92.

Her name is arianne.

She's very tired.


A pretty bad one.

She'll stay long?

I think so.

I'll let her sleep.

Are these new?

The prayer cards?

No, we've always had them.

They're nice, aren't they?

Hi, mister render.


- Hi, noah.

How are you doing?


Hi, tim.

What a surprise!

I was just passing by.

Come on in.


Of course!

Where's lorraine?

She went out.

They all work?

There's some water

damage on the shades,


What's the matter, tim?

I just don't seem

To see the end of this.

I understand.

Any word on the claim?

It's taking so long!

It's complicated when you live

At your place of business,

Sorting out inventory

From personal belongings...

We did that weeks ago!

You have the list.

No, i'm waiting too.

The sooner we settle this,

The happier we'll be.

It won't be much longer.

We owe so much to you.

You've been so... caring.


I deal with people, okay?

I mean, you're in

shock, it's normal.

I'd better go.

Say hi...

Say hello to lorraine.

He wants to know

if you're an indian!

What if i say yes?

He'll believe you.



You're so good to me.

The boy has lain

so close to my heart

Love a long day


No... no...

You were having a nightmare.

How do you know?

You were moving around.

I don't scare you

when you move around.

I move around?



All the time.

When i'm asleep?

Then too.

What's the matter?

I'm not sure.


I suppose.

It becomes so...



In what way?

Sorting things out...

Deciding what has value and...

What doesn't, you know?

I know what you mean.

It's the same thing i do.

You're a censor.


You've got nothing to do

With my job.

Do i make you feel stupid?

What do you mean?

When i say something which

deserves consideration

And you respond without thinking,

How do you feel?

I feel fine.

I thought you might feel stupid.

Yes... that's it.

Look what i have for you.

It's your favourite toy.

Aah! Aah!

Does that feel good, daddy?

It's like a high school

a high school confidential

It's like a high school

a high school confidential

She makes friends with those

who stop her in the halls

They tease her with catcalls

She's a combination anita

ekberg mamie van doren

A high school

High school confidential

A high school a high

school confidential

What's the principal

doing with her

Who's there

Is he screwing with her

What's her perfume

Tigress by faberge

It makes me cream my jeans

when she comes my way

A high school a high

school confidential

A high school a high school


She drives a great

big pink cadillac

If i don't get her soon

i'll have a heart attack

When she passes me a look

i want to burn my book...


A graphic or prolonged scene

Of violence torture, crime,

Cruelty, horror

Or human degradation.


The depiction of physical abuse

or humiliation of human beings

For the purposes of

sexual gratification

Or as pleasing to the victim.


A scene where a person is

Or represents

A person under the age of 16.


Nude or partially nude,

In a sexually suggestive

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Atom Egoyan

Atom Egoyan, CC is a Canadian director, writer, producer and former actor. Egoyan made his career breakthrough with Exotica, a film set primarily in and around the fictional Exotica strip club. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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