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A lot of it is being done in commercials and music videos. I've never done them, but I think that those are forms in which cross-cutting and parallel action are absolutely standard and accepted as a mainstream language. Film-makers like myself enjoy the fruits of that experimentation and absorption by the mainstream. I think people's capacity to absorb a fractured mise-en-scene is extraordinary ...
Studied English Literature in college.
His films often have obsessive protagonists with a troubled past, who are obsessed to gain justice by any means in life (e.g. Leonard in Memento
(2000), Al Pacino's character in Insomnia
(2002), Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins
(2005). Also the protagonist of Following
(1998) and Hugh Jackman in The Prestige
(2006) were obsessive)