History Film / CloudAtlas

23rd Mar '17 2:08:30 PM eroock
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* GenreSavvy: Javier Gomez in the 1970s subplot. See DoomedAppointment and WritingIndentationClue.

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* GenreSavvy: Javier Gomez in the 1970s subplot. See DoomedAppointment DeadlyDeferredConversation and WritingIndentationClue.
23rd Mar '17 2:05:06 PM eroock
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* DeadlyDeferredConversation: Mentioned by the GenreSavvy [[KidDetective Javier Gomez]]:
--> '''Luisa Rey''': "I promise I'll tell you everything that happened in the morning."\\
'''Javier Gomez''': "Okay, but I hope you realize you just said exactly what every character in any decent mystery says right before they get killed."
** Immediately subverted with the dark figure waiting in her room, who turns out to be a friend.



* DoomedAppointment: Mentioned by the GenreSavvy [[KidDetective Javier Gomez]]:
--> '''Luisa Rey''': "I promise I'll tell you everything that happened in the morning."\\
'''Javier Gomez''': "Okay, but I hope you realize you just said exactly what every character in any decent mystery says right before they get killed."
** Immediately subverted with the dark figure waiting in her room, who turns out to be a friend.
22nd Mar '17 12:12:07 AM MercutioDreams
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* WhamLine: [[spoiler: "They're feeding us to ourselves."]]

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* WhamLine: [[spoiler: "They're feeding "They feed us to ourselves."]]
20th Mar '17 7:46:23 PM MercutioDreams
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** Van Ayres tries to blackmail Frobisher into remaining his assistant and supplying him with music to steal.

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** Van Ayres Ayrs tries to blackmail Frobisher into remaining his assistant and supplying him with music to steal.


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** "Ayrs" sounds like "airs": an air is, quite simply, a musical composition.
20th Mar '17 7:40:38 PM MercutioDreams
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* WhamLine: [[spoiler: "They're feeding us to ourselves."]]



* WholePlotReference: The entire structure of the story bears a ''very'' strong similarity to Osamu Tezuka's manga ''Manga/{{Phoenix}}'', including the time jumps, the themes of resurrection and of intertwined fates, the denoument set AfterTheEnd and much more. The individual stories also qualify:

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* WholePlotReference: The entire structure of the story bears a ''very'' strong similarity to Osamu Tezuka's manga ''Manga/{{Phoenix}}'', including the time jumps, the themes of resurrection and of intertwined fates, the denoument denouement set AfterTheEnd and much more. The individual stories also qualify:
13th Dec '16 12:56:09 PM AndyLA
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[[caption-width-right:295:Trust us--there are [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters far more characters]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:295:Trust us--there are [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters far more characters]].]]
[[note]][[ActingForTwo Not as many more actors though.]][[/note]]]]
2nd Nov '16 8:59:38 PM pepsimax
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A film based on David Mitchell's ({{n|amesTheSame}}o, not ''Series/{{that|MitchellAndWebbLook}}'' Creator/DavidMitchell) [[Literature/CloudAtlas 2004 novel]], '''''Cloud Atlas''''' is a sweeping epic that connects wildly different genres and writing styles into a single narrative. It was written and directed by the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer. The Wachowskis directed the 1849, 2144 and 2321 sequences, and Tom Tykwer directed the 1936, 1973 and 2012 sequences.

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A film based on David Mitchell's ({{n|amesTheSame}}o, not ''Series/{{that|MitchellAndWebbLook}}'' Creator/DavidMitchell) [[Literature/CloudAtlas 2004 novel]], '''''Cloud Atlas''''' is a sweeping epic that connects wildly different genres and writing styles into a single narrative. It was written and directed by the Wachowskis Creator/TheWachowskis and Tom Tykwer. The Wachowskis directed the 1849, 2144 and 2321 sequences, and Tom Tykwer directed the 1936, 1973 and 2012 sequences.
28th Oct '16 3:19:58 PM dlchen145
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* {{Badass}}: Hae-Joo in the 2100s, bordering on OneManArmy levels. And Zachry when he has to fight Kona cannibals.
15th Sep '16 7:07:54 PM MercutioDreams
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* ''Letters from Zedelghem'' (1931): Robert Frobisher is a tremendously snarky English musician and aspiring composer, formerly [[RichInDollarsPoorInSense Rich in Pounds, Poor in Sense]] and now penniless after a bad game. On the run, he charms his way into a job as an assistant to a retired composer, settling with his employer in Zedelghem, Belgium. He records his experiences in a series of letters, which he sends to his friend and lover Rufus Sixsmith. Much later in life, the letters are read by Luisa Rey...

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* ''Letters from Zedelghem'' (1931): Robert Frobisher is a tremendously snarky English musician and aspiring composer, formerly [[RichInDollarsPoorInSense Rich in Pounds, Poor in Sense]] and now penniless after a bad game. On the run, he charms his way into a job as an assistant to a retired composer, settling with his employer in Zedelghem, Belgium. [[note]]In the film, he goes to Edinburgh, Scotland, potentially rendering the title confusing to those who haven't read the book.[[/note]] He records his experiences in a series of letters, which he sends to his friend and lover Rufus Sixsmith. Much later in life, the letters are read by Luisa Rey...
15th Sep '16 7:03:25 PM MercutioDreams
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* DangerouslyShortSkirt: A feature of pretty much all of Sonmi~451's outfits - even the one she wears once she's in prison.
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