Christopher Nolan: biography and latest news!

  • Job : director
  • Sign : Leo
  • Date of birth : Thursday 30 July 1970 (age: 50)
  • Country: United Kingdom

Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970 in London. In 1990, the young man directed his first feature film, Following, shot in black and white due to a lack of budget. It won awards at several festivals and became a springboard for his career. Two years later, he shot Memento, whose construction based on flashbacks earned him the Oscar for best editing. In 2002, he directed Hilary Swank and Al Pacino in the crime film Insomnia. Courted by Hollywood, he gets the direction of the Batman series. Thus he directed Batman Begins and The Dark Knight. The director manages to give a rare depth to the films drawn from comics and both opuses meet a huge success. The death of Heath Ledger, who played the Joker, helps to raise interest in the second film. In 2010, the director devoted himself to a film project mixing science fiction, action and psychology: Inception, with Leonardo DiCaprio and Marion Cotillard became an international success and won four Oscars.

In his private life, the director is rather discreet. He is married to the actress Emma Thomas since 1997. The couple has given birth to four children and lives far from the spotlight in the United Kingdom.

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