The Philosophy of Cloud Atlas | How Beauty Will Save the World

In his novel The Idiot, Dostoyevsky wrote, “Beauty will save the world.” What exactly did he mean by this? In this video essay, Like Stories of Old investigates this question, which lies at the heart of Tom Tykwer’s and The Wachowski’s film Cloud Atlas.

 


Philosophy


Tom Hanks


Fantasy Sci-Fi


Sci-Fi Fantasy


Lana & Lilly Wachowski


Cloud Atlas