Film director Atom Egoyan examines infidelity

Atom Egoyan
Oscar-nominated Canadian director Atom Egoyan says he was attracted to the complexities in the script of "Chloe," as well as the opportunity to shoot the film in his hometown of Toronto.
MPR photo/Euan Kerr

Canadian film director Atom Egoyan is internationally acclaimed for his edgy movies, which explore the intricacies of human relationships.

Best known for "The Sweet Hereafter," Egoyan's new film, "Chloe," opens in Minnesota this weekend.

Starring Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson and Amanda Seyfried, "Chloe" presents some curious, and at times graphic, twists on marital infidelity.

Egoyan says he wanted to explore the story's many levels. He talked about the film with MPR's Euan Kerr.

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