13. Bolt From The Blue
Among the many perils Adam Ewing (Jim Sturgess) faces on his Pacific voyage – duplicity, poison, endless sauerkraut – are high seas and tempests. These apocalyptic weather systems were created by RISE by suppressing the Mediterranean sun of the location shoot and adding time lapse photography and 2D animation.
“Cloud Atlas is definitely less of an effects movie than, say, Life Of Pi, but it’s fantastic to have be a part of a movie that’s really trying to do something different – trying to test your intelligence. It feels much bigger than you.”
Cloud Atlas is out on Blu-ray and DVD now, from Warner Home Video