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Even as I was watching "Cloud Atlas" the first time, I knew I would need to see it again. Cloud Atlas is a 2012 epic science fiction film written and directed by the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer. Cloud Atlas is a 2012 epic science fiction film written and directed by the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer. "[24], —David Mitchell in The Wall Street Journal. The trio worked together for years as Pale 3, composing music for several films directed by Tykwer, most notably Run Lola Run, The Princess and the Warrior, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, and The International, and contributing music to the Wachowskis' The Matrix Revolutions. In San Francisco, 1973, journalist Luisa Rey meets Sixsmith, now a nuclear physicist. The main character in each story is indicated in bold. Read full review Cloud Atlas is certainly out to be a ''visionary'' mindbender, but the film's secret is that it's a nimbly entertaining and light-on-its-feet Hollywood contraption, with the actors cast in multiple roles as if playing a game of dress-up. Easily the best film of 2012. Frobisher shoots and wounds Ayrs and goes into hiding. She might know about life from... Boom-Sook Kim. It's that kind of picture. She occasionally intervenes in feuds between her husband and Robert Frobisher. "[61] Review aggregator Metacritic collected the "top 10 films of 2012" lists from various critics and the film was number 25[62] and gives the film a score of 55 out of 100, based on reviews from 45 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Movie Released on October 26 #8. Sixsmith tips off Rey to a conspiracy to create a catastrophe at a nuclear reactor run by Lloyd Hooks, who secretly promotes oil-energy interests. Cloud Atlas (2012 Film) Cast List by The Wachowskis About Cloud Atlas (2012 Film) Cloud Atlas (2012 Film) Summary Character List Cast List Director's Influence Glossary Themes Quotes Analysis Symbols, Allegory and Motifs Irony Imagery Literary Elements Essay Questions [55], A six-minute trailer, accompanied by a short introduction by the three directors describing the ideas behind the creation of the film, was released on 26 July 2012. Instead of replacing her, the Wachowskis and Tykwer heavily changed the initial filming schedule; Berry stated that "it involved travelling back and forth to Majorca and then Germany then we had to go back to Majorca when my foot got a little bit better and we were able to shoot some of that stuff on the mountainside when I could climb a little bit better. She tracks down Frobisher's obscure sextet in a record store. ... We don't want to say, 'We are making this to mean this.' The site's consensus states, "Its sprawling, ambitious blend of thought-provoking narrative and eye-catching visuals will prove too unwieldy for some, but the sheer size and scope of Cloud Atlas are all but impossible to ignore. [59], The film has had polarized reactions from both critics and audiences, who debated its length and editing of the interwoven stories, but praised other aspects such as its cinematography, score, visual style, ensemble cast, and ambition. [87] The directors responded that the same multi-racial actors portrayed multiple roles of various nationalities and races (not just Asian) across a 500-year story arc, showing "the continuity of souls" critical to the story. [9][50][51], It was released on 26 October 2012 in the United States. I was shaking. [25], It was financed by the German production companies A Company, ARD Degeto Film and X Filme. Zachry Bailey's village is visited by Meronym, a member of an advanced society called the Prescients. Autua saves Ewing's life before his doctor, Henry Goose, can poison him and steal his gold under the guise of treating him for a parasitic worm. "[31][75], In the same interview, Lana Wachowski stated people "will try to will Cloud Atlas to be rejected. Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins. Filmmaker Tom Tykwer revealed in January 2009 his intent to adapt the novel and said he was working on a screenplay with the Wachowskis,[17] who optioned the novel. [82][84], The advocacy group Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) criticized the film's use of yellowface to allow non-Asian actors to portray Asian characters in the neo-Seoul sequences. Home; Parenting; Food and Dining; Humankind; Problem Solved; Facebook Twitter Email Susan Sarandon, 74 5. "[64] Conversely, Slant Magazine's Calum Marsh called it a "unique and totally unparalleled disaster" and commented "[its] badness is fundamental, an essential aspect of the concept and its execution that I suspect is impossible to remedy or rectify". [35] Tykwer said that the three directors planned every segment of the film together in pre-production, and continued to work closely together through post-production. In 2144, Sonmi-451 is a "fabricant", a humanoid clone indentured as a fast food server and implied sex worker in a dystopian Neo Seoul. After recounting her story to an archivist, she is executed. Rey finds Frobisher's letters to Sixsmith, just as Frobisher had found Ewing's journal earlier. [citation needed]. Scenes were shot at Cala Tuent and near Formentor, amongst others. Is it a force to be reckoned with in the coming months? Shame on the Academy for totally ignoring it. Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, Lilly Wachowski. They specifically praised Tom Hanks's enthusiasm: "Warner Bros. calls and, through our agent, says they've looked at the math and decided that they don't like this deal. (voice) (uncredited), Hoggins Impersonator The film contains approximately two hours of original music. She talks.... Hae-Joo Im. On my second viewing, I gave up any attempt to work out the logical connections between the segments, stories and characters. Timothy's brother, Denholme, tells him to hide at Aurora House. ... Dr. Henry Goose / Hotel Manager / Isaac Sachs / Dermot Hoggins / Cavendish Look-a-Like Actor / Zachry. From acclaimed filmmakers Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, and Andy Wachowski, the powerful and inspiring epic drama "Cloud Atlas" explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. From acclaimed filmmakers Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, and Andy Wachowski, the powerful and inspiring epic drama “Cloud Atlas” explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. She is Jewish and has fled Germany. "[31], Some German journalists called it "the first attempt at a German blockbuster". ... Is this the stuff of Oscars? The opening piano music is the main theme of the soundtrack (Prelude: The Atlas March/The Cloud Atlas Sextet) by composing trio Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, and Reinhold Heil, followed by an instrumental version of the song "Sonera" from Thomas J. Bergersen's album Illusions. [31] The budget was updated to $100 million. Cloud Atlas: A Novel Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. "[47] Jon Broxton of Movie Music UK wrote, "Scores like Cloud Atlas, which have an important and identifiable structure that relates directly to concepts in the film, intelligent and sophisticated application of thematic elements, and no small amount of beauty, harmony and excitement in the music itself, reaffirm your faith in what film music can be when it's done right. "[48] Daniel Schweiger selected the score as one of the best soundtracks of 2012, writing that "Cloud Atlas is an immense sum total of not only the human experience, but of mankind's capacity for musical self-realization itself, all as embodied in a theme for the ages. It was all over the place. "[8] Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, and Jim Broadbent star as part of an ensemble cast. I heard, 'Are you saying the movie is dead?' In May 2011, Variety reported that it had a production budget of $140 million. The song in the last part is "Outro" from M83's album Hurry Up, We're Dreaming. [73] The film ultimately grossed $27,108,272 in the U.S. and $103,374,596 internationally for a total of $130,482,868. Zachry and Catkin join Meronym and the Prescients as their ship leaves Big Island. However, they noted how the crew was enthusiastic and determined: "They flew—even though their agents called them and said, 'They don't have the money, the money's not closed.'" The film premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, where it received a 10-minute standing ovation. Slave or abuser often change roles, suggesting reincarnation or other connection between souls through the ages. Hae-Joo eventually introduces her to the leader of the rebel movement, and shows her that clones are when 'freed' are actually recycled into "soap," food for fabricants. (uncredited), Muse of the Lemon Prize Winner Port de Sóller provided the setting for the scene when the 19th-century ship is mooring. God knows how the book gets away with it but it does, but you can't ask a viewer of a film to begin a film six times, the sixth time being an hour and a half in. [21][22] Actor Hugh Grant joined the cast days before the start of filming; he was originally supposed to have only five roles, but asked the Wachowskis for a sixth one, and subsequently was also cast as Denholme Cavendish in the 2012 storyline. [...] I love the totality of all the characters. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. The story jumps between eras, until each storyline eventually resolves, spanning hundreds of years. By: David Mitchell. Parents need to know that Cloud Atlas-- the Wachowskis' massive sci-fi epic that takes place over six time periods, with several actors (including Tom Hanks and Halle Berry) playing roles in each -- has strong fantasy violence, including bloody attacks and battles with both guns and blades. It exists on so many different levels. Characters appear to recur in each era, but change relationships to each other. Tom said this unabashed, enthusiastic 'Yes!' Narrated by: Scott Brick , Cassandra Campbell , Kim Mai Guest , Kirby Heyborne , John Lee , Richard Matthews. He kills the sleeping Kona chief and rescues Catkin before he and Meronym fight off the other tribesmen. "[80], Hugh Grant stated in an October 2014 interview "I thought [Cloud Atlas] was amazing. I'm in. (uncredited), Board Member / [58], The film was released on 14 May 2013, on home media (Blu-ray, DVD and UV Digital Copy). In 2321, the tribespeople of the post-apocalyptic Big Island of Hawaii worship Sonmi; their sacred text is taken from her recorded testimony. [16], The film is based on the 2004 novel Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell. Main characters die, and one commits suicide. He finishes the sextet and shoots himself before his lover Rufus Sixsmith arrives. Boom-Sook Kim is the graduate student Sonmi is forced to stay with after she's taken from Papa... Yoona-939 1. On a distant planet, Zachry is married to Meronym and recounts the story to his grandchildren. Nurse Judd / In exchange for healing Zachry's niece, Catkin, Meronym is guided by Zachry to the station where Sonmi made her recording. Every time I've done something outside the genre of light comedy, the film fails to find an audience at the box office. [33], Tykwer and the Wachowskis filmed parallel to each other using separate camera crews. In the Chatham Islands, 1849, American lawyer Adam Ewing witnesses the whipping of a Moriori slave, Autua. "[31][75], Tom Hanks has come to heavily praise Cloud Atlas in the years that followed its release. [36] Warner Bros. Pictures representatives agreed to the film's 172-minute running time, after previously stating that it should not exceed 150 minutes. Papa Song Guest ( Note: to avoid confusion we will mostly refer to the characters by the names of the actors who play them .) | [79] In another interview, he expressed disappointment over the commercial failure of the film, stating "It was an independent film and needed a lot of money behind it to get it out there. It fascinates in the moment. He would bring me coffee and soup and just stay with me during breaks in shooting because it was difficult for me to move around, especially at the beginning [...] I basically had to be helped back to my chair after every take, but you learn to adapt to the situation. WaterTower Music released the soundtrack album via digital download on 23 October 2012 and CD on 6 November 2012. [The Wachowskis] are the bravest film-makers in the world, and I think it's an amazing film... it's frustrating to me. Aide in Slaughtership, Ursula's Mother / Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, (written for the screen by) (as Andy Wachowski), Haskell Moore's Dinner Guest 2 /

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