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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

Cast overview:
Robert Pattinson ... Monte
Juliette Binoche ... Dr. Dibs
André Benjamin ... Tcherny
Mia Goth ... Boyse
Lars Eidinger ... Chandra
Agata Buzek ... Nansen
Claire Tran ... Mink
Ewan Mitchell Ewan Mitchell ... Ettore
Gloria Obianyo ... Elektra
Scarlett Lindsey Scarlett Lindsey ... Willow - Baby
Jessie Ross Jessie Ross ... Willow - Teenager
Victor Banerjee ... Professor
Juliette Picollot Juliette Picollot ... Journalist
John Kimani Njeri John Kimani Njeri ... Prisoner
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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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Rated R for disturbing sexual and violent content including sexual assault, graphic nudity, and for language | See all certifications »

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English

Release Date:

12 April 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Cologne, Germany See more »

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1.66 : 1
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Claire Denis stated that the first image she had of the film was the garden in the spaceship that represents earth and that she always knew, even years before shooting, that the scenes with Monte and his daughter were going to open the film. She stated that the garden and the fuckbox are the only form of distraction and therefore the only reason to stay alive for the inmates. See more »

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Willow
Melody & Lyrics by Stuart Staples
Performed by Tindersticks
Vocals by Robert Pattinson
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Black holes inside out
10 September 2018 | by laurent-milotSee all my reviews

A rock on the head... I felt as if I was hit that way watching this new opus from Claire Denis at its TIFF world premiere. People walking out, scarce applause, you know you watched something else, something reminding you that cinema really is an incredible medium, acting is more than reading texts and showing pretty faces, and writing is an art on its own. Without spoiling the movie, just know that it's not what you expect, likely not what you want to see (or I seriously question your sanity), and that the U.F.O may be a metaphor for the movie itself and/or the viewer, absorbed as they are inexorably towards an unforgiving black hole. Cast is amazing, with special mention for Juliette Binoche, unforgettable, although you wished you could.


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