The video - narrated by Tom Hanks - spans several different timelines and introduces the main characters from the movie, played by Hanks, Halle Berry, Ben Whishaw, Jim Sturgess, Jim Broadbent and Doona Bae.
[video courtesy of Bleeding Cool]
The film, which debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this month, also features Hugh Grant, Susan Sarandon and James D'Arcy among its cast.
Cloud Atlas will open in US cinemas on October 26 and February 22, 2013 in the UK.
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