How Does Christopher Nolan Tell A Story?

Over the past decade, Christopher Nolan has stood out as a filmmaker with the somewhat rare ability to cater to a mass audience while crafting complex narratives in his films. In this video essay, FilmInTheMaking analyzes The Prestige and Inception, to understand some of the narrative methods Nolan uses to construct his stories, including frame narratives, interwoven storylines, and non-linear structure.

 


Christopher Nolan: Style & Technique


Christopher Nolan