Director: Christopher Nolan Run Time: 148 min. Release Year: 2010
Starring: Elliot Page, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ken Watanabe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy
Country: United States
Presented on 70mm film on June 19. 2021 as part of Science on Screen, a national initiative made possible through a grant by the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
About the film:
Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: “inception”, the implantation of another person’s idea into a target’s subconscious.
About the filmmaker:
Writer-director Christopher Nolan is known for his intriguing and nonlinear brand of storytelling. His critically acclaimed films include Memento and The Dark Knight Trilogy, and he continued to push the boundaries of filmmaking with his compelling engineering of stories inspired by real scientific concepts in The Prestige, Inception, Interstellar, and Tenet.Learn more about Science on Screen See our upcoming films