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Upside Down (2012)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 1 May 2013 (France)
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Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love.

Director:

Juan Solanas

Writers:

Juan Solanas (screenplay), Juan Solanas (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Sturgess ... Adam
Kirsten Dunst ... Eden
Timothy Spall ... Bob Boruchowitz
Blu Mankuma ... Albert
Nicholas Rose Nicholas Rose ... Pablo
James Kidnie ... Lagavullan
Vlasta Vrana ... Mr. Hunt
Kate Trotter ... Becky
Holly Uloth Holly Uloth ... Paula (as Holly O'Brien)
Elliott Larson Elliott Larson ... Adam 12 Years Old
Maurane Arcand Maurane Arcand ... Eden 10 Years Old
Janine Theriault Janine Theriault ... Miss Maguire
Vincent Messina Vincent Messina ... Tommy
Cole K. Mickenzie Cole K. Mickenzie ... Pato
Paul Ahmarani ... Mr. Tenet
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Storyline

Adam is a seemingly ordinary guy in a very extraordinary universe. He lives humbly trying to make ends meet, but his romantic spirit holds on to the memory of a girl he loved once upon a time from another world, an inverted affluent world with its own gravity, directly above but beyond reach... a girl named Eden. Their childhood flirtation becomes an impossible love. But when he catches a glimpse of grownup Eden on television, nothing will get in the way of getting her back... Not even the law or science! Written by Onyx Films

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Love will change the way we see the world. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence | See all certifications »

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Official Facebook | Official site | See more »

Country:

Canada | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 2013 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Al revés See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,722, 17 March 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$102,118, 7 April 2013

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,186,956
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Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was inspired by an image the director had in a dream. See more »

Goofs

When Adam puts on the weights, it is shown to be placed on his body and legs. However there are none on his arms, meaning he would have to struggle to keep them down and get tired very quickly, but he doesn't. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Adam: The universe, so full of wonders. I could spend hours and hours looking up at the sky. So many stars, so many mysteries. And there's one very special star that makes me think of one very special person. Now let me tell you my story.
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Crazy Credits

The title appears in its stylized state at the beginning: "UPSIDE NWOD" See more »

Connections

References The Man Without a Head (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

RIVER SISTER
Written by Rémi Alexandre / Clément Carle / Jean-Yves Lozac'h / Olivier Marguerit / Jonathan Morali
Performed by Syd Matters
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Romantic and Refreshing
2 October 2012 | by MovieOO7See all my reviews

The story is basically a new version of Romeo & Juliet. Since the movie has really stunning graphics and unique world setting, my eyes were enjoying catching every details scene by scene. Actors/actresses are good that they made the love story so sweet. I just think the story might has a better ending if more budget was allocated to the film making. I think it is a bit too short right now. When you are going to watch this film, I would advise you to keep your mind open to the story. Don't be too picky about the details of the two universes and their technology. Anyway, The story is so romantic and original, it is worth to watch in the cinema. I feel refreshing after watching the film.


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