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Cosmopolis (2012)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  25 May 2012 (France)
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Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart.

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Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart. Written by Anonymous

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Plot Keywords:

haircut | billionaire | heiress | poet | gun | See more »

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Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong sexual content including graphic nudity, violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 May 2012 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Cosmópolis  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$70,339 (USA) (17 August 2012)

Gross:

$743,636 (USA) (14 September 2012)
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Marion Cotillard was originally cast as Elise Shifrin but dropped out due to pregnancy. After she dropped out, Noomi Rapace and Keira Knightley were considered to play the role before Sarah Gadon accepted the part. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Torval: Where?
Eric Packer: I wanna a haircut.
Torval: The president's in town.
Eric Packer: We don't care. We need a haircut. We need to go crosstown.
Torval: You will hit traffic that speaks in quarter inches.
Eric Packer: Just so I know. Which president are we talking about?
Torval: United States. Barriers will be set up. Entire streets deleted from the map.
Eric Packer: Show me my car.
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Pre-credits title card: a rat became the unit of currency ZBIGNIEW HERBERT See more »


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Mecca
Lyrics by Don DeLillo and K'Naan
Performed by K'Naan
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Why?
2 June 2012 | by See all my reviews

Do you want more? Why?

Cronenberg in my opinion made a full read of our times showing the most respect for DeLillo work. Two genius supported by a secure representation of the actors who were most certainly instructed to bring some charisma of their own (Pattinson and Giamatti). The objects used in the movie give us a real sense of possession and every one of them are there for a reason (limo,gun,etc). The man and what he creates is a well known issue. But What can we do when at the end of the day all we want is just some...more? Why?

With the chewing gum trash movies that come out every day we just need to be thankful for a real statement movie like this. Tank you.


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