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The Elementary Particles
Release Date: February 10, 2006
|Production Companies||:||MOOVIE GmbH, Medienfonds German Film Productions GmbH & Co. KG, Constantin Film|
|Producers||:||Bernd Eichinger, Oliver Berben, An Dorthe Braker|
|Writers||:||Oskar Roehler, Michel Houellebecq|
Based on Michel Houellebecq's controversial novel, Atomised (aka The Elementary Particles) focuses on Michael and Bruno, two very different half-brothers and their disturbed sexuality. After a chaotic childhood with a hippie mother only caring for her affairs, Michael, a molecular biologist, is more interested in genes than women, while Bruno is obsessed with his sexual desires, but mostly finds his satisfaction with prostitutes. But Bruno's life changes when he gets to know the experienced Christiane. In the meantime, Michael meets Annabelle, the love of his youth, again.