118 wins & 163 nominations.
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(Short) (written by - as Chris Nolan)
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[on why his films often show multiple dimensions] It might be unusual in movies, but it's very well established in other media. I'm very inspired by the prints of M.C. Escher
and the interesting connection-point or blurring of boundaries between art and science, and art and mathematics. I'm thinking of his Penrose steps illustrations that inspired Inception. Also, the writing of Jorge Luis Borges
Prefers shooting on film stock over digital, and has been outspoken against the threat by studios to phase out the use of film as a choice over digital.
His characters often gain a physical or psychological handicap in the course of the film (SPOILERS: in The Prestige
(2006), Angier gets a crippled leg while Borden loses two fingers; in The Dark Knight
(2008), Salvatore Maroni gets a crippled leg; in Insomnia
(2002), Dormer gets insomnia; in Memento
(2000), Leonard gains a memory handicap, the event of which is shown in flashback during the film)