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Watch: Christopher Nolan Worships the Image

Watch: Christopher Nolan Worships the Image

In another life, Christopher Nolan was probably a painter. Throughout his filmography, from ‘Memento’ through ‘The Prestige’ through ‘Interstellar,’ his works, despite their gripping stories, often build towards crucial tableaux that, without necessarily containing any plot events, convey truths about the characters described and the stories told. This video compilation by Nikita Malko calls up this quality in Nolan–which in fact harks back to the most basic element of film construction: that of telling tales with images, first and foremost, and letting the words buttress them. 

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