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Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear, storytelling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970, in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of filmmaking, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made. At 7 years old, Nolan began making short movies ... See full bio »

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Director's Trademarks: The Films of Christopher Nolan

IMDb dives into the distinct trademarks of Christopher Nolan's directorial style to illustrate what The Dark Knight, Inception, and Memento have in common.

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 137 wins & 223 nominations. See more awards »

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Interstellar Writer
(2014)
Inception Writer
(2010)
The Prestige Writer
(2006)
Dunkirk Writer
(2017)

Filmography

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  Memento (original screenplay) (announced)
 2020 Tenet (written by) (completed)
 2017 Dunkirk (written by)
 2014 Interstellar (written by)
 2013 Man of Steel (story)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (screenplay) / (story)
 2010 Inception: The Cobol Job (Video short) (based on characters by)
 2010 Inception (written by)
 2008 Ghajini (based on a screenplay by)
 2008 The Dark Knight (screenplay) / (story)
 2006 The Prestige (screenplay)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game) (based on the movie written by - uncredited)
 2005 Batman Begins (screenplay)
 2000 Memento (screenplay)
 1998 Following (written by)
 1997 Doodlebug (Short) (written by - as Chris Nolan)
 1996 Larceny (Short)
 1989 Tarantella (TV Short)
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2 Biographical Movies | 6 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chris Nolan

Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on remastering "The Dark Knight" trilogy in 4K] The wonderful thing about 4K technology is it gets closer to the resolution that we shot the films in. Photo-chemically finished films such as 35mm have at least 6K resolution, IMAX film upwards of 18K. So as home video formats keep evolving, 4K, particularly 4K with HDR, it allows us to give somebody at home an experience that's much much closer ... See more »

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Gained major funding during the 1999 Hong Kong Film Festival by showing his film Following (1998) and then asking the audience to donate money to his next film Memento (2000). See more »

Trademark:

Characters who are unreliable narrators (e.g. Borden, through his journal, in The Prestige (2006), the Joker through his conflicting monologues in The Dark Knight (2008), and Leonard through his memory problem and 'conditioning' from Memento (2000), Dom with his mind in Inception (2010) See more »

Nickname:

Chris

Star Sign:

Leo

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