Fly away home
Your house is on fire
Your children are gone
All except one."
- Leonard: Why does someone have to die?
- Virginia: Leonard?
- Leonard: In your book, you said someone had to die.
- Virginia: Hm.
- Leonard: Why?
- Leonard: Is that a stupid question?
- Virginia: No.
- Leonard: I imagine my question's stupid.
- Virginia: Not at all.
- Leonard: Well?
- Virginia: Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more. It's contrast.
- Leonard: And who will die? Tell me.
- Virginia: The poet will die. The visionary.
So I saw Cloud Atlas yesterday, and about half-way through, I thought, ‘This Hae-Joo Chang is probably the only Asian man I’ve ever found attractive’.
Only to discover during the end credits that he was in fact played by Jim Sturgess.