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Mr. Nobody

141 min | Canada:138 min (Toronto International Film Festival) | 157 min (Director's Cut)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance | Sci-Fi
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Jaco Van Dormael
11 wins & 4 nominations
Country: Belgium
Release Date: 2009-11-06
Filming Locations: Japanese Garden, Hasselt, Belgium
Budget: $47,000,000
Opening Weekend: $1,612 (USA) (3 November 2013)
Gross: $3,600 (USA) (1 December 2013)
Juno Temple
Juno Temple
Mr. Nobody
Toby Regbo
Toby Regbo
Mr. Nobody
Jared Leto
Nemo Adult
Sarah Polley
Adult Elise
Diane Kruger
Anna Adult
Linh Dan Pham
Adult Jean
Rhys Ifans
Father Nemo
Natasha Little
Mother Nemo
Clare Stone
Elise age 15
Thomas Byrne
Nemo age 9
Audrey Giacomini
Jean age 15
Laura Brumagne
Anna age 9
Allan Corduner
Dr. Feldheim
Michael Riley
Harold Manning
TV Host
Emily Tilson
Roline Skehan
Anders Morris
Pascal Duquenne
Noa De Costanzo
Nemo age 5
David Schaal
Thug 1
Nathan Boydell
Laurent Capelluto
Man in Black
Harry Cleven
Man in Black 2
Vincent Dupont
Jenna Wheeler-Hughes
Showroom Girl (as Jenna Wheeler Huggins)
Valérie-Marie Chadelaud
Showroom Woman
Andrew Simms
Showroom Man
Stéphane Thiry
Male Nurse
Bruno Verstraete
Male Nurse
Alice van Dormael
Angel of Oblivian 1 (as Alice Van Dormael)
Juliette Van Dormael
Angel of Oblivian 2
Tedd Dillon
Texan Man
Melanie Doerr
Texan Woman
Talya Rubin
Shy Woman
Vito DeFilippo
Shy Man (as Vito De Filipo)
Corey Cleve Bentivegna
Boy of Shy Couple
Sandrine Laroche
Desillusioned Woman
Olivier Bony
Desillusioned Man
Laura Van Hove
Teenage Girl
Jack Proudlove
Teenage Boy
Marc Zinga
Gay Man 1
Martin Swabey
Gay Man 2
Philippe Godeau
Golf Player / Sad Man
Sarah Gravel
Sad Woman
John Canoe
Mohawk Man
Donna Jacobs
Mohawk Woman
Fujio Ishimaru
Japanese Gardener
Robin Carette
Nemo 18 months
Léa Thonus
Elise age 9
Anaïs Van Belle
Jean age 9
Hugo Harold-Harrison
Pool Instructor
Sylvie Olivé
Family Mars Mother
Stéphane Taillasson
Famly Mars Father
Jules Taillasson
Family Mars Son
Jan Hammenecker
Shoe Factory Director
Serge Larivière
Shoe Lace Supplier
Leni Parker
Katharina Pejcic
Daughter Anna
Alexander Türk
Son Anna
Tanya Trombetta
Friend Anna
Ben Mansfield
Stefano 22-40 (as Benjamin Mansfield)
Charlotte 'Lola' Pauwels
Girlfriend Young Stefano
Daniel Brochu
Louise Sophia Engel
Anna / Nemo Daughter
Aaron Landt
Anna / Nemo Son
Christelle Cornil
Coma Nurse 1
Tawny Andersen
Coma Nurse 2 (as Towny Andersen)
Christophe Beaucarne
Villa Owner
Jules Eerdekens
Pool Maintenance Collegue
Philippe Levy
Pool Maintenance Collegue
Renaud Alcalde
Spaceship Neighbour
Dominique Warnier
Spaceship Neighbour
Catherine Demaiffe
Tender Nurse
Jaco Van Dormael
Brazilian Man
Pierre Chaves
Hotel Entrance Guard
Nicholas Beveney
Black Man Airport
David Kennedy
Thug 2
Josselin Moinet
Morgue Policeman
Virginie Bordes
Continuity Girl
Carlo Mestroni
Police Officer
Nicolas Ross
Anna / Peter Son
Marie-Ève Beauregard
Anna / Peter Daughter
Manfred Andrae
Neighbour Anna
Thi-Mai Nguyen
Prehistoric Pregnant Woman
John Churchill
Boy on Slide
Valentijn Dhaenens
Julian (scenes deleted)
Michele Anne De May
(scenes deleted)
Gaspard Pauwels
(scenes deleted)
Clayton Nemrow
(scenes deleted)
Brian Wrench
(scenes deleted)
Dietmar Rüttiger
(scenes deleted)
Valentina Dolla
Daughter at Station (scenes deleted)
Aloise Duponcheel
(scenes deleted)
Bill Corday
(scenes deleted)
Rob Burns
(scenes deleted)
Vanya Rose
(scenes deleted)
Sam Jaramillo
(scenes deleted)
Milo Bouquelle
(scenes deleted)
Logan Mothanal
(scenes deleted)
Joel Cross
Bubble Boy (uncredited)
Victor Frolov
Man in suite (uncredited)
Nenad Lucic
Biker (uncredited)
Tyrell van Boog
Father (uncredited)
Thamea Winterfeld
Young Girl (uncredited)
Did you know?
Jaco Van Dormael:  The Brazilian man.
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Anna, Elise and Jean are all frequently dressed in colors related to their story with Nemo. Anna is dressed in red, which is commonly associated with love, Elise in blue, which represents depression, and Jean in yellow, the color of greed.
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Eva Green was offered the role of Anna.
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After correctly stating that the left typing hand's home position is over A,S,D,F, the narrator then says that the right typing hand's home position is over H,J,K,L, but in reality it's over J,K,L & semicolon.
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Nemo age 9: Why am I me and not somebody else?
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Nemo age 5: Daddy says you can predict exactly where Mars will be in the sky, even in a hundred years. But the funny thing is that daddy doesn't know what will happen to him ten minutes from now.
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Anna age 15: You wanna go for a swim? Come on, it'll be...
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Is 'Mr. Nobody' based on a book?
No, Jaco Van Dormael himself wrote the story. The screenplay was published on a book, entitled Mr. Nobody, first released in 2006.
Is the soundtrack available?
Yes, the original score, written by Pierre van Dormael, was released on a limited edition album in January 2010. The complete tracklist of the album can be found here.
How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for Mr. Nobody can be found here.
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Photos from cast
Chiara Caselli Daniel Mays Juno Temple Toby Regbo