Watching the trailer really was inspiring. I had never heard of the book but now I want to jump on board.
Straight from IMDb...
"An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. "
More behind the cut.
Below are the directors talking about putting this epic project together. Their understanding and love for the project really comes through. Must be a daunting task to tell a story of this magnitude.
Cloud Atlas is due out October 26 2012.