Films

Cosmopolis

August 17th 2012
  • Drama/Sci-Fi,
  • R,
  • 108 min,
  • Entertainment One
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  • Cast: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Sarah Gadon, Mathieu Amalric, Jay Baruchel , Kevin Durand, K'Naan, Emily Hampshire, Samantha Morton, Paul Giamatti, Philip Nozuka, Abdul Ayoola, Milton Barnes, Gouchy Boy, Maria Juan Garcias, Anna Hardwick, Zeljko Kecojevic, Patricia McKenzie, Saad Siddiqui, George Touliatos, Jadyn Wong
  • Director: David Cronenberg
  • Writers: David Cronenberg, Don DeLillo
  • Producers: Paulo Branco, Martin Katz
  • Associate Producer: Walter Gasparovic
  • Executive Producers: Edouard Carmignac, Gregoire Melin, Renee Tab
  • Art Direction: Joshu de Cartier
  • Casting: Deirdre Bowen
  • Costume Design: Denise Cronenberg
  • D.O.P.: Peter Suschitzky
  • Editor: Ronald Sanders
  • Makeup: Seth Rossman
  • Music: Howard Shore
  • Production Design: Arvinder Grewal

Storyline

Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart.

Basic Information

  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Filming Locations: New York City, USA; Toronto, Canada
  • MPAA Warning: Some strong sexual content including graphic nudity, violence and language
  • Production Budget: $20.5 million
  • Production Companies: Alfama Films, Prospero Pictures, Kinology, France 2 Cinéma, Talandracas, Téléfilm Canada, Leopardo Filmes, Canal+, Rai Cinema, Radiotelevisão Portuguesa
  • Production Schedule: 25 May 2011 - 24 July 2011

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Trivia

2012 Guide Analysis: "After reinventing himself with 2005's "A History of Violence", David Cronenberg's second coming has kept up its strong track record with both "Eastern Promises" and this year's "A Dangerous Method" scoring very good notices.

Now comes this high-concept adaptation of Don DeLillo's popular novel in which "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson plays a financial whiz who risks his immense fortune by betting against the yen on one particularly chaotic day.

Much of the action is set inside a limousine with Pattinson's character transported from one location to another so expect a fairly tight little piece akin to "Phone Booth" - a deliberate comparison considering Colin Farrell was originally cast in the lead role.

Pattinson has yet to really tackle a film not primarily aimed at women, and it'll be an interesting experiment to see if both critics and Cronenberg fans can get over their issues with a "Twilight" star being in this and judge it fairly."

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Worldwide Release Dates

  • 25 May 2012: France, Italy
  • 30 May 2012: Belgium, Luxembourg
  • 31 May 2012: Hungary, Portugal
  • 7 June 2012: Croatia, Netherlands
  • 15 June 2012: Ireland, UK
  • 22 June 2012: Poland
  • 28 June 2012: Israel
  • 5 July 2012: Germany
  • 19 July 2012: Russia
  • 20 July 2012: Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia Lithuania
  • 2 August 2012: Australia
  • 9 August 2012: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine
  • 10 August 2012: Turkey
  • 30 August 2012: Slovenia
  • 31 August 2012: Finland
  • 7 September 2012: Brazil, Sweden
  • 13 September 2012: Hong Kong
  • 27 September 2012: Greece
  • 11 October 2012: Spain
  • 8 November 2013: Argentina