Mr. Nobody


With :

Jared Leto (Nemo Nobody), Linh-Dan Pham (Jeanne), Diane Kruger (Anna), Sarah Polley (Elise), Rhys Ifans (The father of Nemo), Natasha Little (The mother of Nemo), Toby Regbo (Nemo at 15)

Storyline :

In the year 2092, one hundred eighteen year old Nemo is recounting his life story to a reporter. He is less than clear, often times thinking that he is only thirty-four years of age. But his story becomes more confusing after he does focus on the fact of his current real age. He tells of his life at three primary points in his life: at age nine (when his parents divorced), age sixteen and age thirty-four. The confusing aspect of the story is that he tells of alternate life paths, often changing course with the flick of a decision at each of those ages. One life path has him ultimately married to Elise, a depressed woman who never got over the unrequited love she had for a guy named Stefano when she was a teenager and who asked Nemo to swear that when she died he would sprinkle her ashes on Mars.
A second life path has him married to Jean. Their life is one of luxury but one also of utter boredom. And a third life path has him in a torrid romance with his step-sister Anna, the two who, …

Scenario :

Jaco Van Dormael

Production :

Pan Européenne, Virtual Films, Christal Films, Pathé, Integral Films, Lago Film, Toto & Co Films

Release date :


Nationality :

Belgium, Canada, Germany, France

Type of movie :

Feature film


  • Best European film at the European Film Awards
  • Magritte award for the best film
  • Magritte award for the best drector
  • Magritte award for the best screenplay
  • Magritte award for best music
  • Magritte award for the best image
  • Biografilm Award at the Venice Mostra
  • Best set at the Venice Mostra
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