Christopher Nolan - Creativity in Mystery

by JD Thompson

Christopher Nolan’s original films are notorious for being meticulously detailed, often requiring multiple viewings to understand the full picture. In this video essay, JD Thompson examines Nolan’s carefully chosen subject matter for his films, stories that center around characters and situations that are cloaked in mystery.


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