Cold Souls

Movie information

A soul searching comedy. Rated PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13) -- Rated PG-13 for nudity and brief strong language.
Released on:
August 7, 2009 (NY, LA)

Production Companies:
Journeyman Pictures, Memento Films Production, Arte
Samuel Goldwyn

Status: Released

Paul Giamatti, Dina Korzun, Emily Watson, David Strathairn, Lauren Ambrose, Katheryn Winnick , Boris Kievsky, Oksana Lada, Natalia Zvereva, Rebecca Brooksher

Director: Sophie Barthes

Screenwriter: Sophie Barthes

Genre: Comedy, Drama
About the film:
After intense rehearsals of Chekhov’s "Uncle Vanya," Paul is emotionally drained. He stumbles upon a "Soul Storage," a private lab offering New Yorkers something intriguing: a relief from the burden of their souls. Paul decides to get his soul extracted, only to discover that it has the shape and size of a chickpea. After a failed attempt to live and act without his soul, he rents an alleged Russian poet's soul, which guides him into a strange dreamlike world. Things take an unexpected turn when he decides to get his soul back and meets Nina, a Russian soul mule, who illicitly transports souls from Russia to America.

"Cold Souls" blends elements of humor and irony with incursions into darker atmospheres as it explores the profound moods and inner struggles of a man in search of his essence.
Rated PG-13 for nudity and brief strong language.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $63,302 (7 theaters) | Domestic Total: $905,209
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