Attacus Atlas & Other Inventions: And the Oscar goes to….

If The Atlas of Reds and Blues were a major motion picture….Let’s see. (BTW, I love this:)

Archie Punjabi as Mother with makeup to make her have a few wrinkles and graying hair, and, Brad Pitt as hero, in soft-focus to make him look a little younger.

Shabana Azmi as as Mother’s mother.

Glenn Close as Mother’s mother-in-law.

Priyanka Chopra as the Baby Sister, with makeup to make her look a bit older.

The girls: Anushka Sen, Amrita Mukherjee and Ruhanika Dhawan.

Greta: a German shepherd mix (with a little collie).

Dolly Parton as the ER doctor.


Greg Kinnear as the grocery store manager

Jason Bateman, Chris O’Donnell, Patrick Dempsey, Ethan Hawke, as the reporters/editors and Dylan McDermott as Clay.

Ewan McGregor as the weatherman John.

Jennifer Connelly as Emily. Marisa Tomei as Lydia.

Sarita Choudhury as Shangamitra Gangapadhay.

Vince Vaughn as Hollis. Kim Basinger as the Dispatcher’s voice.

Jamie Foxx as Curtis.

and the list can go on and on……





Author: Devi Laskar

Poet, photographer, soccer mom, VONA & TheOpEdProject alum, Columbia MFA, former reporter, debut novelist!