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Cannes 2014: Atom Egoyan's 'The Captive' performs a self-abduction
Cannes 2014: Atom Egoyan's 'The Captive' performs a self-abduction

Atom Egoyan is a filmmaker who can seem in perfect control of every frame. And yet, as anyone who’s seen the last 15 minutes of "Chloe" knows, sometimes the story seems all too in control of him. The Canadian director, who’s always interesting, if hardly always good or consistent, brought his flair for melodrama and dance-on-the-line-of-the-implausible to “The Captive,” a movie that had its world premiere  at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday and will be released later this year by A24. Egoyan is preoccupied with certain motifs: technology-enhanced surveillance, illicit relationships with minors, the (sometimes related) death or disappearance of...

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