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Released last year in America, Irish audiences are now getting the chance to see the movie that has polarised critics, landing on both the best and worst lists of 2012. Based on David Mitchell's epic novel, Lana Wachowski, Andy Wachowski, and Run Lola Run director Tom Twyker's Cloud Atlas is unlike any movie you have seen before. It is a movie that defies genre, at any one point it's a thriller, love story, drama, comedy, or sci-fi actioner. It is absolutely huge, telling six thematically linked stories stretching from the 1800's to an unspecified apocalyptic future, touching on everything from reincarnation, slavery, to the power of an idea, and how these filter down through time, touching a disparate group of characters. It is hard to imagine this in hands of anybody else, as The Wachowski's and Twyker (tackling three segments each) bring this to life so perfectly. Handling one story »

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