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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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5 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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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Storyline

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.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Claire Denis's first English language film after 13 feature films in French. She stated the reason she made it in English was that she simply couldn't imagine people speaking French in space, only either English or Russian. See more »

Goofs

Dibs floating in space wearing no space suit - her body would have been destroyed instantly when she left the space craft. 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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The title appears almost 18 minutes into the movie. See more »

Connections

References Solaris (1972) 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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Country:

France | UK | Germany | Poland | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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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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Color

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1.66 : 1
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