New Delhi: Hollywood's versatile actor Tom Hanks, who plays six different characters in 'Cloud Altas', terms the film 'cinematic literature'. He also admits that making the transition from one character to another was a challenge for him. The story of the film, which released Friday, spans 500 years and explores the interconnectedness of the human race. It is an epic story of humankind in which the actions and consequences impact one another throughout the past, present and future. It also features Halle Berry and Hugh Grant.
"The film runs into many years. And the transition is so smooth. Each story is so swiftly connected with the other. But there were a couple of challenges too like change from one character to the other," Hanks told IANS in an email interview from Los Angeles.
A lot of work went into giving each character an authentic look.
"There was a lot of makeup detailing that all of us had to go through during the shoot. Like we used prosthetic noses, wore wigs and a lot of makeup," Hanks said....more
02:54 PM, Oct 28, 2012