Cosmopolis

Cosmopolis

 

Plot Summary 

New York City, not-too-distant-future: Eric Packer, (Robert Pattinson) a 28 year-old finance golden boy dreaming of living in a civilization ahead of this one, watches a dark shadow cast over the firmament of the Wall Street galaxy, of which he is the uncontested king. As he is chauffeured across midtown Manhattan to get a haircut at his father's old barber, his anxious eyes are glued to the yuan's exchange rate: it is mounting against all expectations, destroying Eric's bet against it. Eric Packer is losing his empire with every tick of the clock. Meanwhile, an eruption of wild activity unfolds in the city's streets. Petrified as the threats of the real world infringe upon his cloud of virtual convictions, his paranoia intensifies during the course of his 24-hour cross-town odyssey.


Cast & Crew

Actors Robert Pattinson Director David Cronenberg
  Juliette Binoche Writer David Cronenberg
  Sarah Gadon Producers Martin Katz
  Paul Giamatti   SPaulo Branco
  Emily Hampshire    
    Distribution Entertainment One 

Additional Information

Rating 14A Running time 109 minutes
Language English Released 2012

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