Cloud Atlas (2012)

8.22 / Rated by 10 people

Science Fiction
171 min.
Plot  It consists of six interrelated and interwoven stories spanning different time periods. According to novelist David Mitchell, it is structured "as a sort of pointillist mosaic."

Pacific Islands, 1849

Adam Ewing, an American lawyer from San Francisco, has come to the Chatham Islands to conclude a business arrangement with Reverend Gilles Horrox for his father-in-law, Haskell Moore. He witnesses the whipping of a Moriori slave, Autua, who later stows away on the ship. Autua confronts Ewing and convinces him to advocate for him to join the crew as a free man. Meanwhile, Dr Henry Goose slowly poisons Ewing, claiming it to be the cure for a parasitic worm, aiming to steal Ewing's valuables. When Goose attempts to administer the fatal dose, Autua saves Ewing. Returning to the United States, Ewing and his wife Tilda denounce her father's complicity in slavery and leave San Francisco to join the abolition movement.

Cambridge/Edinburgh, 1936



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Cloud Atlas
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United States




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