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I always find myself gravitating to the analogy of a maze. Think of film noir and if you picture the story as a maze, you don't want to be hanging above the maze watching the characters make the wrong choices because it's frustrating. You actually want to be in the maze with them, making the turns at their side, that keeps it more exciting... I quite like to be in that maze.
(2002), his next project was going to be a Howard Hughes
biopic starring Jim Carrey
. Nolan had the screenplay written (calling it "one of the best things I've ever written"), but once it became apparent Martin Scorsese
was making his own Hughes biopic, The Aviator
(2004), Nolan reluctantly tabled his script and took up directing Batman Begins
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
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