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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

Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche previously appeared together in David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis (2012) as a billionaire and his mistress who are having sex in his limousine. 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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The title appears almost 18 minutes into the movie. See more »

Connections

References Solaris (1972) See more »

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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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Mesmerizing
17 June 2019 | by truemythmediaSee all my reviews

I really enjoyed this film, but I cannot imagine the average moviegoer would care too much for it. If you enjoy arthouse films, then you should probably give this a shot- it has some wonderfully meditative themes, some great performances, and a completely original story. But if you only go to the movies to see the latest Marvel flick, I can almost guarantee you'll think this movie weird and probably a little messed up.


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France | UK | Germany | Poland | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 2019 (USA) See more »

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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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