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V.21 No.43 | 10/25/2012
“Sorry, no. I am not Keanu Reeves.”

Film Review

Cloud Atlas

Time-hopping sci-fi tale soars—but how high?

By Devin D. O’Leary
Among the books often labeled unfilmable is David Mitchell’s 2004 sci-fi hexaptych Cloud Atlas. Somebody finally decided to wrestle that tiger, though, and the results are structurally (if not always emotionally) miraculous—a $100 million genre-hopping art house blockbuster in search of a sympathetic audience.

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