Cloud Atlas
First screened in November 2012
Director: Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, and Andy Wachowski. Cast: Bae Du-na, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, James D'Arcy, Tom Hanks, Jim Sturgess, Hugo Weaving, Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Susan Sarandon, Keith David, Zhou Xun, David Gyasi, Zhu Zhu, Alistair Petrie, Martin Wuttke, Brody Nicholas Lee, Raevan Lee Hanan, Niall Greig Fulton, Louis Dempsey, Martin Docherty, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Laura Vietzen. Screenplay: Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, and Andy Wachowski (based on the novel by David Mitchell).
Twitter Capsule: Wachowskis persist in joining rhetoric of revolution with dictatorial, pacifying image-making. Hit and miss. Ambitious.

Photo © 2012 Warner Bros. Pictures/Cloud Atlas Productions/
X-Filme Creative Pool/Anarchos Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Original Score: Reinhold Heil, Tom Tykwer, and Johnny Klimek

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