Exotica is a 1994 Canadian film set primarily in and around the Exotica strip club in Toronto, Canada. It was written and directed by Atom Egoyan. Music used includes "Montagues and Capulets".
Exotica presents a disparate group of characters whose lives are interconnected through the Exotica nightclub. Christina (Mia Kirshner) is an exotic dancer at Exotica, owned by Zoe (Arsinée Khanjian). Eric (Elias Koteas) is the club's DJ and Christina's former boyfriend, and is involved in a complex relationship with Zoe. Francis (Bruce Greenwood) is a customer who comes in nightly and always has Christina--dressed in a schoolgirl uniform--give him a private dance (to Leonard Cohen's "Everybody Knows"), which seems to inspire Eric's jealousy.
Francis hires a teenaged girl (Sarah Polley) to babysit each night while he attends the nightclub. But Francis has no child and the girl waits in an empty house each night until her employer returns.
In his professional life, Francis is a tax auditor for...