Cosmopolis

Cosmopolis

Cosmopolis

David Cronenberg and Robert Pattinson team up for this ultra-violent near-future trip through Manhattan, following a 28-year-old billionaire whose world breaks apart over a single day. Based on the novel by Don DeLillo.

While being chauffeured to a haircut, Eric Parker (Pattinson) witnesses the gradual demise of his empire when a bet on a heavy exchange rate goes against him. At the same time, a chaotic commotion ripples through the streets of New York. Parker's paranoia reaches an apex when he discovers he's the target of an assassination.

2012Rating: R16, contains violence and sex scenes105 minsFrance, Canada, Portugal, Italy
Drama
Director:
David Cronenberg ('Scanners', 'The Fly', 'Crash', 'A History of Violence', 'A Dangerous Method')
Writer:
David Cronenberg
Cast:
Robert PattinsonJay BaruchelKevin DurandPaul GiamattiSamantha MortonJuliette BinocheSarah GadonMathieu Amalric
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

An eerily precise match of filmmaker and material, Cosmopolis probes the soullessness of the 1% with the cinematic equivalent of latex gloves.

Total Film

Total Film

press

It might just be the weirdest movie of the year.

3.0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Mr. Cronenberg's direction throughout "Cosmopolis" is impeccable, both inside the limo and out.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

An agonisingly self-conscious and meagre piece of work.

2.0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

A flawlessly directed film about enigmatic people who speak in morose epigrams about vague universal principles they show no sign of understanding.

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

DeLillo's brilliant analysis of the destructive power of wealth that took such seductive hold on page has a tough time gaining traction on screen.

Little White Lies

Little White Lies

press

Beyond its withering critique of contemporary capitalism, Cosmopolis is also fascinated by that ongoing Cronenbergian concern: the limitations and mutations of the human body.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

An airless and inert expression of a capitalist kingpin's odyssey across a threatening New York City.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

A part hypnotic, part profound, part send-up meditation on our financially imploding time.

4.0
Variety

Variety

press

An eerily precise match of filmmaker and material, Cosmopolis probes the soullessness of the 1% with the cinematic equivalent of latex gloves.

Total Film

Total Film

press

It might just be the weirdest movie of the year.

3.0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Mr. Cronenberg's direction throughout "Cosmopolis" is impeccable, both inside the limo and out.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

An agonisingly self-conscious and meagre piece of work.

2.0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

A flawlessly directed film about enigmatic people who speak in morose epigrams about vague universal principles they show no sign of understanding.

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

DeLillo's brilliant analysis of the destructive power of wealth that took such seductive hold on page has a tough time gaining traction on screen.

Little White Lies

Little White Lies

press

Beyond its withering critique of contemporary capitalism, Cosmopolis is also fascinated by that ongoing Cronenbergian concern: the limitations and mutations of the human body.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

An airless and inert expression of a capitalist kingpin's odyssey across a threatening New York City.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

A part hypnotic, part profound, part send-up meditation on our financially imploding time.

4.0

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