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Cosmopolis

cosmopolisDirector David Cronenberg’s adaptation of the critically acclaimed Don DeLillo novel invites us on an icy, claustrophobic journey together with a young billionaire (Robert Pattinson) who’s about to lose everything as riots shake Manhattan. Largely set inside his luxurious stretch limo, it’s a very talky, incongruous experience that takes on increasingly absurd overtones. Worth a look because of Pattinson’s best performance to date, but as a comment on the Great Recession the film is little more than a curiosity.

2012-Canada-France. 109 min. Color. Written and directed byĀ David Cronenberg. Novel: Don DeLillo. Music: Howard Shore. Cast: Robert Pattinson (Eric Packer), Juliette Binoche (Didi Fancher), Sarah Gadon (Elise Shifrin), Mathieu Amalric, Jay Baruchel, Kevin Durandā€¦ Samantha Morton, Paul Giamatti.Ā 

Trivia:Ā Colin Farrell was first cast in the lead role; Marion Cotillard was allegedly considered for a part.

 

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