Nominated for 3 Oscars.
Another 126 wins & 120 nominations.
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(Short) (written by - as Chris Nolan)
2 Biographical Movies |
5 Interviews |
2 Articles |
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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I didn't go to film school. I guess my whole experience has been just to make films. What I've talked about on the commentary to the DVD of Following is the production method and how things came about. I feel like that might be a point of interest that a lot of people might be thinking about with their own films, so I've tried to put in as much of the detail as I can remember. The more I've ...
Always refuses to use a second unit in his movies, preferring instead to oversee every shot himself with DP Wally Pfister.
Frequently in his films the protagonists, at some crucial moment, feel let down or betrayed by their mentors whom they have been following blindly and with respect. (e.g. The protagonist being cheated by Cobb in Following
(1998), Leonard "discovering" that Teddy is the culprit in Memento
(2000), Hilary Swank
's character respecting Al Pacino
as a great detective in Insomnia
(2002) only to find out...