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High Life (2018)

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A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.

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Claire Denis
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Pattinson ... Monte
Juliette Binoche ... Dibs
André Benjamin ... Tcherny
Mia Goth ... Boyse
Agata Buzek ... Nansen
Lars Eidinger ... Chandra
Claire Tran ... Mink
Ewan Mitchell ... Ettore
Gloria Obianyo ... Elektra
Scarlett Lindsey Scarlett Lindsey ... Willow Baby
Jessie Ross Jessie Ross ... Willow
Victor Banerjee ... Indian Professor
Juliette Picollot Juliette Picollot ... Journalist
Mikolaj Gruss Mikolaj Gruss ... Little Monte
Weronika Wachowska Weronika Wachowska ... Little Girl
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Takes place beyond the solar system in a future that seems like the present. About a group of criminals who accept a mission in space to become the subjects of a human reproduction experiment. They find themselves in the most unimaginable situation after a storm of cosmic rays hit the ship.

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Oblivion awaits.


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Rated R for disturbing sexual and violent content including sexual assault, graphic nudity, and for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The film's world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival 2018 has caused multiple walkouts during its screening because of how graphically disturbing and provocative it was. Despite its divisive reactions from the audience, the movie was well received from film critics attending the festival. See more »

Goofs

The characters go spacewalking in Russian style spacesuits, which have fabric hoods. The hoods stay soft and un-inflated, even during spacewalks in a vacuum. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Monte: [narrating] At 99% the speed of light, the entire sky converged before our eyes. This sensation, moving backwards even though we're moving forwards, getting further from what's getting nearer. Sometimes I just can't stand it.
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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movies of 2019 (So Far) (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Always Alone
Words & Music by Ted Daffan
Sung by Mia Goth
(c) Peer International Corporation
Courtesy of S.E.M.I. Paris (France)
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The perfect metaphor
11 February 2019 | by lluisgh28See all my reviews

The movie works only as a metaphor of the universe: empty and meaningless.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

High Life See more »

Filming Locations:

Cologne, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$99,341, 7 April 2019

Gross USA:

$1,225,852

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,133,033
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1.66 : 1
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