Nominated for 3 Oscars.
Another 114 wins & 114 nominations.
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(Short) (written by - as Chris Nolan)
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...I studied English Literature. I wasn't a very good student, but one thing I did get from it, while I was making films at the same time with the college film society, was that I started thinking about the narrative freedoms that authors had enjoyed for centuries and it seemed to me that filmmakers should enjoy those freedoms as well.
Refuses to use Digital Intermediates for his films, instead opting to use the photochemical timing process.
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...