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In the start and ending of Cloud Atlas, Zachry (Tom Hanks) is shown on another planet, which has two moons and from which the Earth can be seen.

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Is there any canonical identity given to this planet? Terraformed Mars would be a decent option, but the moons do not match Phobos and Deimos in size.

  • Neither the Wikipedia article nor the Cloud Atlas Wikia have a quoted location for those scenes.... and the scenes don't seem to have occurred in the book. – Catija May 13 '15 at 21:17
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It doesn't appear to have a canonical name, Wikipedia identifies the location as an off world colony and the cited links for the below quote name every location except the location used in the epilogue:

A seventh time period, several decades after the events on Big Island, is featured in the film's prologue and epilogue: Zachry is revealed to have been telling these stories to his grandchildren on a beach near a city on an extraterrestrial Earth colony. The epilogue also confirms that Meronym succeeded in sending the message and traveled to the off-world colony where she lives with Zachry.

This text is basically mirrored on the Cloud Atlas Wikia.

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