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The Nolan Variations by Tom Shone

The Nolan Variations

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The Nolan Variations by Tom Shone
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Nov 03, 2020 | ISBN 9780525655329

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“This is the book for which director Christopher Nolan’s many admirers have long been waiting … Shone sat with Nolan for numerous conversations over three years, producing what is almost a coauthored exploration of Nolan’s creative process, his extensive influences, and his films … Shone seamlessly weaves these conversations within a narrative that stretches from Nolan’s formative boarding school days in England to the evolution of his career and his work … a thoroughly entertaining and fascinating portrait. For the foreseeable future, this is the definitive word on Nolan and a must for film buffs.”–Library Journal (starred review)

“Nolan is a wonderfully unlikely contemporary filmmaker. We’re fortunate indeed to have him, and fortunate now to have this book.”–William Gibson

“An up-close and personal look at one of Hollywood’s most successful directors … unique access to the ‘most successful filmmaker to come out of the British Isles since Alfred Hitchcock.’ This erudite book is packed with extensive, expansive discussions about Nolan’s films, all written or co-written by the director; insights into what he was trying to accomplish with each film; methodologies; and the movies, directors, books, art, architecture, and music that influenced him … revealing … invaluable.”–Kirkus (starred review)

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