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Plot, Details & Awards

Head in the Clouds

Rated R for sexuality, nudity and some violence.

R In Theaters 09/17/2004 , 133min.
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Plot & Details

Australian filmmaker John Duigan directs the romantic war drama Head in the Clouds. Charlize Theron stars as ambitious photographer Gilda Bessé, who lives in France during the 1930s. She shares her stylish luxury apartment in Paris with Cambridge student Guy (Stuart Townsend) from Ireland and refugee Mia (Penélope Cruz) from Spain. When WWII starts, the three close friends are torn apart by different priorities. Thomas Kretschmann also stars as Major Thomas Bietrich.

Awards

Toronto International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2004 Toronto International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Genie Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2004 Genie Awards Best Art Direction/Production Design Jonathan Lee Nominated
2004 Genie Awards Best Cinematography Paul Sarossy Won
2004 Genie Awards Best Costume Design Mario Davignon Won
2004 Genie Awards Best Art Direction/Production Design Gilles Aird Nominated
2004 Genie Awards Best Sound Editing Nathalie Fleurant Nominated
2004 Genie Awards Best Original Score Terry Frewer Won
2004 Genie Awards Best Sound Editing Guy Francoeur Nominated
2004 Genie Awards Best Sound Michel Descombes Nominated
2004 Genie Awards Best Sound Gavin Fernandes Nominated
2004 Genie Awards Best Sound Editing Guy Pelletier Nominated
2004 Genie Awards Best Editing Dominique Fortin Won
2004 Genie Awards Best Sound Editing Marcel Pothier Nominated
2004 Genie Awards Best Sound Pierre Blain Nominated
2004 Genie Awards Best Sound Editing Antoine Morin Nominated
2004 Genie Awards Best Sound Jocelyn Caron Nominated

Toronto International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2004 Toronto International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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