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Christopher Nolan’s Micro-Budget Feature Film: The Following

When Christopher Nolan was seven years old, he started making movies. It all began when his father took him to see the first release of Star Wars (1977) and the theatrical re-release of 2001”. He borrowed his father’s Super 8 camera and started shooting short films with his action figures. Being a Star Wars fan since childhood, he made a stop-motion animation tribute called Space Wars.

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his first feature film The Following in 1998. You can watch the entire feature film below. Also, check out the amazing mini-documentary put out on the making of The Following from VICE.

Always interested in crime and justice, Christopher Nolan’s first film (a whole seven years before he made Batman Begins) is a curious black and white head-scratcher about a writer who, obsessed with following people, subsequently gets caught up in a life of crime. In this interview, Nolan explains his key to success and ends up revealing many of the DIY filmmaking techniques he used to make Following. – Vice

THE NON-LINEAR NEO-NOIRS is the first chapter of THE DIRECTORS SERIES’ examination into the films and careers of director Christopher Nolan, covering his pair of breakout independent neo-noirs: DOODLEBUG (1997) FOLLOWING (1998) MEMENTO (2000)

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