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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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The third section – a pulp thriller that catapults us into a Three Miles Island-style nuclear conspiracy – sees D’Arcy’s physicist return as an old man. He’s the only character to span two storylines and a feat of prosthetics, in a film that’s hardly shy of them. “It took four hours each day to do the make-up here,” says the actor, “although first time it was nine hours. I looked like a boxer.” Empire, shown a photo of the early version on the D’Arcy mobile phone, notes an uncanny resemblance to an elderly Jake LaMotta. “Yes, that’s pretty fair, although they changed the make-up a lot. On the second iteration I had a really big nose.”

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