119 wins & 168 nominations.
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(Short) (written by - as Chris Nolan)
2 Biographical Movies |
6 Interviews |
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5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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At the time I did Following
(1998), I was looking at the American ultra-low-budget model that didn't really exist in the UK. A low-budget film in England tended to be about £500,000 to £600,000. In America, there was a tradition of guys like Robert Rodriguez
and Kevin Smith
making films for thousands, and that's what we'd been doing for short films. So it was really just a case of using that ...
Prefers shooting on film stock over digital, and has been outspoken against the threat by studios to phase out the use of film as a choice over digital.
His endings have a recurring theme of justified dishonesty. (Examples: Guy Pearce
's "Do I lie to myself to be happy" monologue in Memento
(2000), Michael Caine
's closing remark that the audience "wants to be fooled" from The Prestige
(2006) and Christian Bale
's rationale of how the citizens of Gotham City "deserve to have their faith rewarded" in the ending of The Dark Knight