What Christopher Nolan's First Film Teaches Us About How He Directs | Following

by Thomas Flight

On the surface, Christopher Nolan’s first film, Following (1998), may not seem like it has much in common with his recent Blockbuster efforts. In this video essay, Thomas Flight takes a closer look at the film, demonstrating how Nolan has been technically challenging himself from the very beginning and how some of the ideas and techniques he used in his first film are still present in his filmmaking practice today.

 

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