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.



Tom Hanks

Fantasy Sci-Fi

Sci-Fi Fantasy

Lana & Lilly Wachowski

Cloud Atlas