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Behind The Scenes On Cloud Atlas
Jim Sturgess and James D’Arcy talk us through the epic

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Behind The Scenes On Cloud Atlas | An Orison Of Sonmi-451 (2144)
An Orison Of Sonmi-451 (2144)

The Sonmi-451 thread sees The Matrix meet V For Vendetta in a future branch of Happy Eater. Doona Bae is the titular Sonmi, a clone busted out of her empty fast-food-serving life by Jim Sturgess’s guerilla, Hae-Joo Chang, in a future Seoul. The brief but toxic ‘yellow skin’ controversy that erupted over the cross-racial casting totally misread the filmmakers’ intentions, explains the actor. “I knew when Doona was cast as a Caucasian that it was going to be this massive melting pot of race, age and gender, and once I understood that it seemed like a great idea. It was really important that whoever played Ewing would progress into the character of Chang.”
 

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