THE ADJUSTER is the sort of film that gives serious cinema a bad name. Elliptical, disconnected and apparently endlessly allusive, its narrative is simultaneously minimalist and impossibly convoluted.
Noah Render (Elias Koteas) is an insurance adjuster; his job requires him to sift through the minutiae of other people's ruined lives and assign a dollar value to their most intimate and invaluable possessions. He frequently engages in sexual liaisons with his clients, all of whom seem to be in a
state of shock. Or so he tells them. Noah's wife Hera (Arsinee Khanjian) works for the Canadian censorship board, and spends her days deciding what sort of material is and...