Watch: Spectacular French Trailer for Sci-Fi Romance 'Upside Down'

January 2, 2012
Source: Canal+

Upside Down Trailer

"We don't go down to their world, we certainly don't want them coming up to ours." Wow, what a way to kick off the New Year! French distributor Canal+ has posted the first official French trailer for Juan Diego Solanas' Upside Down, a futuristic sci-fi romance starring Kirsten Dunst and Jim Sturgess that we've been teasing for a while with photos. Now we can see what the movie itself is all about and damn does it look good, kind of like Andrew Niccol's sci-fi mixed with the upside-down worlds concept. I can't wait to see this, 2012 looks like it'll be an amazing year for sci-fi. I hope it doesn't take too long for this to hit theaters!

Watch the first official French trailer for Juan Diego Solanas' Upside Down, originally via Canal+:

Warner Bros has been removing the trailer, so here's the only other working copy we can find.

Jim Sturgess stars as Adam, a seemingly ordinary guy in a very extraordinary universe. He lives humbly trying to make ends meet, but his romantic spirit holds on to the memory of a girl he met once upon a time from another world, an inverted affluent world with its own gravity, directly above but beyond reach… a girl named Eve (get the names?), played by Kirsten Dunst. That childhood flirtation becomes an impossible love. But when he catches a glimpse of grown-up Eve on television, nothing will get in the way of getting her back. Written & directed by Argentinian filmmaker Juan Diego Solanas, it doesn't have a US distributor yet.

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Reader Feedback - 31 Comments


Trippy. It looks like it could either be terrible or really great. I just can't tell. But I really want to love it! 

Traveler on Jan 2, 2012


The story looks alright but the effects look incredible. Definitely want to see this.

JC on Jan 2, 2012


Wow! Looks much better than I expected. This needs a US release date now.

thefutureofhollywood on Jan 2, 2012


Looks like a classy,original film.Some scenes reminded me of Inception. 

tir na nog on Jan 2, 2012


wow this is unique indeed!

A5J4DX on Jan 2, 2012


Shouldn't both world's view the other world as being above them? It's kind of annoying every time they say the "world below." But it looks amazing so I'll see it anyway.

Thisisstillmore on Jan 2, 2012


I am in. in. in!

Xerxexx on Jan 2, 2012


Looks quite astounding really. However, I do think it's funny that if someone like Chris Nolan had his name on this everyone would be flipping out over the movie and saying it's going to be genius. 

Marty on Jan 2, 2012


except everyone is saying it looks good...

Anonymous on Jan 2, 2012


For some reason I thought a little of Alita: Battle Angel there. I like the mix of fairytale and reality. Will keep ma peeepers oot for it. Definitely an Inception vibe too, but without the sound-effect Whooooooooooms it didn't seem as daft.

Crapola on Jan 2, 2012


oh yeah!

Anonymous on Jan 2, 2012


I'm buying into this....I want it to succeed. Please succeed Jim and Kirsten....

Lowrider_83 on Jan 2, 2012


Hmmm, don't know wether to look forward to it or dread it. Maybe another trailer could convince me.

Alan Geiss on Jan 2, 2012


Isn't this a bit similar to Another Earth?

alfredo on Jan 2, 2012


Another earth mixed with inception

Shotta on Nov 13, 2012


I went into the trailer with high hopes.  They were dashed within 30 seconds.  The effects and action look fantastic, no doubt about it, but the plot has me banging my head against the keyboard uyj7.  Seriously, why would the worlds be so against each other?  What's this border patrol shit?  What's so bad about integrating with the society?  They make it no secret that this is some other movie attempt to address the issue of immigration, which really pisses me off as this movie could have been so much more.  It had all the greatness of a good budget/effects/concept going for it, but it looks like it will screw it all up with a stupid plot to run with.  Why couldn't they make the plot more simple? In a nutshell, looks like an interesting idea with great imagery, with piss poor execution.  The movie will fall apart beneath structures that are weak which could've been built strong.  But that's just my opinion.

Gex on Jan 2, 2012


Maybe watch the fucking movie and all these questions you are somehow infuriated by will be answered.

Triangle Dimes on Jan 2, 2012


Wanna bet?

Gex on Jan 3, 2012


Actually, I should've clarified.  I have no doubt that the questions will be answered.  I just have a strong feeling that the answer's going to be something along the lines of, "Because they're different from us."  If the movie somehow manages to pull off a much better excuse than that, I'll be impressed.  Of course, that depends on whether the answer is better or worse than my prediction.

Gex on Jan 3, 2012


Uhh? Isn't it obvious that it's a clash of "upper" and "lower" classes? Richer vs Poorer. I agree it is a very lame plot point and so cliche i want to be sick. Perhaps it should've been a instilled fear of "what would happen if two people from alternate gravities" came into contact... or mated. Like their child could undo the physical realty (gravity) or some odd shit. Then again Adam did walk around on the other world/ceiling/whatever... maybe he got bit by a radioactive spider and can walk on walls. SPOILER!!

Anonymous on Jan 4, 2012


Gravity Guy: The Movie just kidding interesting concept, now just to see how it is

Clocker910 on Jan 2, 2012



Oct8pus on Jan 2, 2012


WOW! Very original! At least to me it is...

JediBilly on Jan 2, 2012


looks like a headache waiting to happen in the theater

yikeee$ on Jan 2, 2012


I have the impression that we already know too much about the story.

Manuel on Jan 3, 2012


"Cette video n'est plus disponible" Oh those whacky French!

Anonymous on Jan 3, 2012


kristen is now "kiss upside down girl." first the spiderman movies... now this.

tankatemysandwiches on Jan 3, 2012


She likes to be "on top".

Manuel on Jan 3, 2012



Zopper on Jan 4, 2012


very much in the vein of inception, true . . . the latest in a stream of psychologically bending films holding our hands into the growing awareness of the unconscious and all the other games/worlds being revealed . . . just beneath the commonplace . . . reality is definitely even stranger than even this depiction  . . . but doesn't this wet your appetite?

err-human-borealis on Jan 5, 2012


Hollywood and Hallucinogens Drugs sometimes work together. But not always.

Mister Y on Jan 5, 2012

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