An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Everything is connected: an 1849 diary of an ocean voyage across the Pacific; letters from a composer to his friend; a thriller about a murder at a nuclear power plant; a farce about a publisher in a nursing home; a rebellious clone in futuristic Korea; and the tale of a tribe living in post-apocalyptic Hawaii, far in the future.
Beyond The Matrix: Lana and Andy Wachowski chat with The New Yorker about traveling to even more mind-bending realms with Cloud Atlas in this great new interview that is definitely worth a read: http://nyr.kr/TfKr5s
"I heard it in a dream. In a nightmarish café, blaring bright lights... underground and no way out. And the waitresses... they all had the same face."
Dr. Henry Goose / Isaac Sachs / Dermot 'Duster' Hoggins / Valleysman Zachry
Bill Smoke / Nurse Noakes / Old Georgie
Luisa Rey / Meronym / Jocasta Ayrs
Alberto Grimaldi / Cannibal
Adam Ewing / Hae-Joo Im
Joe Napier - Kupaka & Ankor Apis
Vyvyan Ayrs / Timothy Cavendish
Yoona-939 / Rose