Posts by Julian Sancton

  • Cloud Atlas

    The Cloud Atlas Sextet: How Do You Create One of the Greatest Pieces of Music Ever Written?

    Much has been made of David Mitchell’s initial assessment that Cloud Atlas, his acclaimed time- and genre-hopping 2004 novel, was unfilmable. He could also have said, with equal confidence, that it was unrecordable. Adapting Cloud Atlas to the screen presented directors Tom Tykwer and Andy and Lana Wachowski with challenges ranging from the practical (how […]