Why are these headshots from Cloud Atlas so disturbing?

Holy cow, the future world according to Cloud Atlas is scary as hell, and weird.

A crop of new character portraits from the Cloud Atlas website via Collider have us making frowning and terrified, but hopelessly intrigued.

Is that Asian Hugo Weaving and Jim Sturgess? What is tattooed on Susan Sarandon's face, and is that white Halle Berry? So much insanity. For those of you unaware Cloud Atlas is a story that jumps from century to century from the 1800s all the way up to our post apocalyptic future. The various actors cast in this movie play future and past versions of themselves — hence all the different Hugo Weaving faces.

Why are these headshots from Cloud Atlas so disturbing?S


Why are these headshots from Cloud Atlas so disturbing?S
Why are these headshots from Cloud Atlas so disturbing?S
Why are these headshots from Cloud Atlas so disturbing?S
Why are these headshots from Cloud Atlas so disturbing?S
Why are these headshots from Cloud Atlas so disturbing?S
Why are these headshots from Cloud Atlas so disturbing?S
Why are these headshots from Cloud Atlas so disturbing?S
Why are these headshots from Cloud Atlas so disturbing?S
Why are these headshots from Cloud Atlas so disturbing?S