SF “Cloud Atlas”, a screening of the eponymous 2004 bestselling novel of author David Mitchell, will have its world premiere in September at the Toronto International Festival and will be released in theaters overseas on October 26 in 2012.
Directed by Larry Wachowski and Andy Wachowski brothers and Tom Tykwer, “Cloud Atlas” is his starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Sturgess, Ben Whishaw, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Grant, Bae Doona, David Gyasi, Susan Sarandon, Keith David, James D’Arcy and Hugo Weaving, each of the actors playing multiple roles, at different times and on different continents.
Adam Ewing is a notary who travels to the North American house boat isolates from Chatham Islands, east of New Zealand, in 1850. Robert Frobisher is an English musician disinherited, which finds a composer working in Belgium, in 1931.
Luisa Rey is a journalist who investigates a case of corruption and murder at a nuclear plant in Buenas Yerbas – California, in 1975. Timothy Cavendish is an editor who owes money to a gangster and is hospitalized against his will in an asylum can not escape, in London, at the beginning of XXI century.
Sonmi 451 is a human clone who works at fast food Papa Song and is executed as rebels against the totalitarian regime that they also exploit those in Nea So Copra – Korea in the near future. Zachry is a member of a primitive tribe who live in after most of humanity has died and is visited by Meronym, the last survivor of civilization advanced technologically, in Hawaii, in the distant future.