This short video from the Little White Lies Youtube channel explores how the themes of time weave their way throughout Christopher Nolan’s film-making. The analysis starts with a quote from Nolan that gets right to the heart of his writing:
I’ve always been fascinated with time.
Time, running forwards but skipping backwards, was the storytelling device used in Nolan’s breakthrough movie, Memento.
His obsession with time is obvious in most of his movies, such as Insomnia, Inception and Interstellar, but still has a big part to play where it’s less obvious (The Prestige and the Batman trilogy).
Watch the video to find out more…