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Christopher Nolan revealed that this iconic director was the first person to see Oppenheimer



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Christopher Nolan revealed that the first person to see “Oppenheimer” was one of the biggest names in American cinema.

“Oppenheimer” is the most recent film in Christopher Nolan and tells the story of the creation of the atomic bomb, at the hands of the American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer (Cillian Murphy), and how this profoundly influenced the fate of the conflict and the world.

In addition to Murphy, the film features a castwhich includes names such as Robert Downey Jr., Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Florence Pugh, among many others. Last year, the work became one of the most acclaimed 2023, achieving a huge result of ticket office it’s from criticism . At the Rotten Tomatoesthe feature film by Christopher Nolan It has 93% approval from critics and 91% from the public. At the Metacriticthe average is 89.

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O success It has also been seen at award ceremonies. At the Golden Globes, Golden Globes triumphed in the categories of Best movie – Drama, Best Director for Christopher Nolan, Best Actor in Dramatic Film for Cillian Murphy, Best Supporting Actor for Robert Downey Jr. and still Best Soundtrack.

Now, he starts with enormous favoritism in the awards of the Academy where he won an impressive 13 nominations and should become champion in categories such as Best movie, Best Editing, Best Soundtrack, Best Sound, Best Supporting Actor (Downey Jr.) and also, Best Director. In a conversation between Nolan and Dennis Villeneuve (“Dune”) for the Associated Pressthe director revealed that the first person to have the opportunity to see the film was a great cinema master.

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By mere chance, the iconic Steven Spielberg called the film-maker when he had just received the 70mm copy of “Oppenheimer”. “He called me to talk about something else and I had just gotten the fingerprint and hadn’t shown it to anyone. I mean, the studio had seen it. But we decided to show it to you on our own. I sat behind him and watched him watch the movie. It was an extraordinary experience.” revealed Nolan.

In turn, Villeneuve said that Spielberg had discussed “Oppenheimer” with him, “He told me he absolutely loved it.”

Nolan highlighted that “He said very nice things”, but that he really valued the opportunity to see him react live, revealing that he wasn’t even supposed to watch the film with Spielberg, but “to see the great master watching? It was kind of irresistible.” “Oppenheimer” arrives at Skyshowtime Portugal on March 21st.


And you, have you seen Oppenheimer? Are you a fan of Christopher Nolan’s work?

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