10 years on, Inception remains Christopher Nolan’s most complex and intellectual film

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Sparkes, Daryl. 2020. "10 years on, Inception remains Christopher Nolan’s most complex and intellectual film." The Conversation. 20 August 2020, pp. 1-4.
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10 years on, Inception remains Christopher Nolan’s most complex and intellectual film

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AuthorSparkes, Daryl
Publication TitleThe Conversation
Journal Citation20 August 2020, pp. 1-4
Number of Pages4
Year2020
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
Web Address (URL)https://theconversation.com/10-years-on-inception-remains-christopher-nolans-most-complex-and-intellectual-film-144664
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Christopher Nolan's film, Inception, is an importantly intellectual film dealing with abstract concepts of time, space and dimension. This article looks at how the film manipulates and distorts these three states while placing it into the realm of the subconscious.

KeywordsChristopher Nolan; Inception; Film
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020360501. Cinema studies
Byline AffiliationsSchool of Creative Arts
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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