- Original title
- Running time
- 100 min.
Juan Diego Solanas
Juan Diego Solanas, Santiago Amigorena
Cole K. McKenzie,
Co-production Canada-France; Millennium Entertainment / Onyx Films / Transfilm / Studio 37 / Kinologic Films / Jouror Productions / France 2 Cinéma
Sci-Fi. Romance. Fantasy | Romantic Drama
- Synopsis / Plot
- Lovers Adam (Jim Sturgess) and Eden (Kirsten Dunst) are separated not just by social class and a political system bent on keeping them apart, but also by a freak planetary condition: they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions—he on the poverty-stricken planet below, she on the wealthy, exploitative world above. The planets are so close that their highest mountain peaks almost touch. That’s where Adam and Eden first meet as children. And later, as teens, where he pulls her down to his world by a rope to cavort in dual-gravity bliss (visiting the other planet does not release a person from the gravitational pull of their native planet). But when interplanetary border-patrol agents attack them, Eden falls back to her world—apparently dead. Ten years later, Adam learns that Eden is alive and working at TransWorld—a vast corporation whose towering headquarters is the only structure that connects the planets—and the only legal means of passing between them. In a desperate attempt to find her, Adam gets a job at TransWorld developing a revolutionary face-lift cream based on a secret, gravity-neutralizing ingredient that has been passed down for generations in his family.
: Canadian Screen Awards: 2 Nominations: Best Cinematography and Visual Effects
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