‘Cloud Atlas’ Receives Standing Ovation At TIFF

'Cloud Atlas' Receives Standing Ovation At TIFF

“Cloud Atlas” is scheduled to hit theaters on October 26, 2012, but movie fans at the Toronto International Film Festival were treated to the movie on Saturday night. The movie boasts an epic list of actors and is based on the 2004 book of the same name by David Mitchell. Are you excited to see this movie in theaters?

From the movie’s official synopsis:

An epic story of humankind in which the actions and consequences of our lives impact one another throughout the past, present, and future as one soul is shaped from a murderer into a savior and a single act of kindness ripples out for centuries to inspire a revolution.

The film’s cast includes Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, James D’arcy, Xun Zhou, Keith David, David Gyasi, Susan Sarandon and Hugh Grant.

“Cloud Atlas” is the most expensive independent movie of all time, with a budget of over $100 million. To see photos from the world premiere of “Cloud Atlas”, you can click here for a full gallery.

From those at the TIFF screening of the movie, we’ve heard that it is definitely a must-see movie of 2012. “The Hollywood Reporter” noted that moviegoers gave the flick a “loud and lengthy standing ovation” as the credits were rolling. It was said to have challenged the Scientology based movie “The Master” as one of the best movies at the festival. With a cast like that, we can see why! Will you watch “Cloud Atlas”?

‘Cloud Atlas’ Receives Standing Ovation At TIFF was last modified: April 6th, 2013 by Megan Lindsey
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