Archive for July, 2012
“Cloud Atlas” explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave dramatically through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future.
The film’s cast includes Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, James D’Arcy, Zhou Xun, Keith David, David Gyasi, with Susan Sarandon, and Hugh Grant
This is the first time that Chinese actress Zhou Xun has been seen in the film’s promotional materials.
“Cloud Atlas” will open in North American cinemas on October 26, while Chinese audiences can expect to watch the movie during the Spring Festival slot in 2013.
Source: Cloud Atlas Facebook Page
Chinese director Lu Chuan’s epic film “The Last Supper” is among the films to be screened at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival, according to the event’s Web site.
This will be the movie’s world premier, as it is scheduled for domestic release in October.
“The Last Supper” is a new adaptation of the famous story “Banquet at Hongmen”. During the banquet, warring general Xiang Yu was motivated to assassinate his rival Liu Bang.
“Cloud Atlas”, “Argo”, “End of Watch”, “The Place Beyond the Pines”, “The Company You Keep” and “Jayne Mansfield’s Car” are also on the screening list.
The festival, running from September 6 to 16, will open with the sci-fi film “Looper”.
“Life of Pi” is Lee’s first 3D production and is scheduled to be released on November 21
Source: “Life of Pi”