DUNKIRK: Editing the Suspense Snowball

Sven Pape analyzes Dunkirk, highlighting how director Christopher Nolan and editor Lee Smith (Academy Award winner for Dunkirk), intercut three different storylines, to create a continuous momentum of rising suspense.

 


Building Tension & Suspense


Case Studies: How Editing Shapes the Story


War


Christopher Nolan


Dunkirk