This week on The Collision, we talk about expectations both financial and cinematic as they relate to Cloud Atlas. We examine possible reasons why the film failed at the box office, and how the movie challenges conventions of storytelling and style. As always, we finish up with our recommendations.
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Adam’s Recommendation: Run Lola Run
Dave’s Recommendation: Memento
Matt’s Recommendation: The Passion of Joan of Arc
[Correction: I misidentified Falconetti as "Jeanne Falconetti". Her full name was Renée Jeanne Falconetti]