Deanna, I also haven't seen the movie Cloud Atlas. The critics were certainly divided on it - an overall 66% from Rotten Tomatoes.

"Some say it’s an awe-inspiring work of visual and emotional daring, while others say it’s muddled, pretentious, and overlong. It’s a series of interconnected vignettes that follows a variety of characters . . . across centuries, as seemingly small actions and events have monumental repercussions. The pundits agree that Cloud Atlas is a singular film, but while some are thrilled by its monumental scope and big ideas, others say it’s too undisciplined and disjointed to realize its outsized aims."

I can certainly believe that the complexity of the book doesn't lend itself to cinematic representation.

Mona Evans
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