Head in the Clouds

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama, Romance
Running Time:  132 min.
Release Date: October 22, 2004
DVD: January 25, 2005

Current rating: Rating: 4.34
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Cast: Charlize Theron, Stuart Townsend, Penélope Cruz, Thomas Kretschmann

Synopsis

Bohemian aristocrat Gilda Bessé (Charlize Theron) shares hedonistic adventures with her lover Guy (Stuart Townsend) and a close friend, Mia (Penélope Cruz). Gilda exists in a glamorous cocoon of wealth and pleasure as fascism and resistance movements battle for power in pre-World War II Europe outside the doors of her Paris apartment.

When war erupts in Spain, Guy and Mia follow their consciences to fight the Fascists while Gilda stays behind entertaining and bedding Nazis. Opposing ideals and the horrors of war ultimately separate the friends, but love allows their destinies to collide one last time.

Director: John Duigan
Studio: Odeon Films
Producer(s): Michael Cowan, Jason Piette, André Rouleau, Maxime Rémillard, Bertil Ohlsson, Jonathan Olsberg
Screenplay: John Duigan
Official Site: www.sonyclassics.com/headintheclouds/

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