Rating: MA15+ 109’ strong sex scenes and violence
Cast: Robert Pattinson (Bel Ami, Twilight), Juliette Binoche (Chocolat, The English Patient), Samantha Morton (Morvern Caller, Minority Report), Paul Giamatti (Sideways, Barney's Version), Mathieu Almaric( The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Quantum of Solace)
Director: David Cronenberg (Eastern promises, A History of Violence and who could ever in their lives forget Dead Ringers)
Based on Don DeLillo’s bestselling novel and set in the near future. Eric Packer is 28 and a finance golden boy. As he is chauffeured across Manhattan, a dark shadow is cast over the firmament of the Wall Street galaxy of which he is the uncontested king. Concurrent is an eruption of wild activity in the city's streets. Petrified by the threats of the real world that infringe upon his cloud of virtual convictions, his paranoia intensifies.
"Pattinson ditches the fangs but keeps the brooding, in a thoughtful essay on a man fighting for meaning within hollow surrounds. Riveting, poetic and thoroughly Cronenberg." Ed Gibbs The Age
"Cosmopolis, praise be, is flat-out marvellous, a 21st-century American horror story, haunted by "the glow of cyber-capitalism". Xan Brook the Guardian UK
"This bristling evocation of the last days of capitalism is compelling and unsettling in equal measure but ultimately memorable for being so very close to recent global happenings." Gail Tolley The List