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Head in the Clouds (2004)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance, War  |  30 October 2004 (Japan)
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HEAD IN THE CLOUDS is a sweeping romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee ... See full summary »

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Mia
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Guy Malyon
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Charles Bessé
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Lucien
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Julian Elsworth
Peter Cockett ...
Max
Élizabeth Chouvalidzé ...
Fortune Teller
Jolyane Langlois ...
Gilda, Age 14
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Élodie
Éloïsa Laflamme-Cervantes ...
Julie
Ivan Vukov ...
Undergraduate #1
Sebastian Bailey ...
Undergraduate #2
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HEAD IN THE CLOUDS is a sweeping romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic lifestyle and her burgeoning career as a photographer. But Guy and Mia feel impelled to join the fight against fascism, and the three friends are separated - seemingly forever. Written by Anonymous

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Three lives. One destiny. See more »

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Drama | Romance | War

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Rated R for sexuality, nudity and some violence | See all certifications »

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30 October 2004 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Bulutlarin üzerinde  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$46,133 (USA) (17 September 2004)

Gross:

$398,179 (USA) (31 December 2004)
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The film opened on only ten screens in the United States and earned $46,133. See more »

Quotes

Julian Elsworth: [Guy and Gilda are on the pool table, naked under a blanket] What are you wearing under there?
Gilda Bessé: As it's your big day, I'm wearing my Birthday Suit in your honor.
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Referenced in La bisexualite: Tout un art? (2010) See more »

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Blue Drag
Written by Josef Myrow
Used by permission of EMI Mills Music Inc.
Produced by Jean Robitaille
Performed by The John Jorgenson Quintet
John Jorgenson appears courtesy of J2/Pharaoh Records
Courtesy of HITC Productions Inc.
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WWII epic involving three friends
18 November 2005 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This is an absolutely top-rate film, and it's a crime it only has two stars. This finely done epic is perfect in every detail - concept, acting, direction, editing, sound, music, set decoration, costume design and everything else. It is also a crime that Sony didn't get behind it. This is an Academy Award level film that was thrown in the trash by Sony and it's distributors. I can do nothing but complain about the state of the entire American film industry when crappy remakes are pushed to the hilt, and drops of golden genius like this are ignored. Of course, the studio couldn't think of a "franchise" to make out of it, and there are no action figures to push. How long with audiences put up with the junk being pushed down our throats, remake after remake? Well, if recent box office is any judge, the public is getting wise. The studios, of course, are clueless.


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