Christopher Nolan knows how to make a confusing movie. At first, the world wonders if Leonardo DiCaprio's Cobb was still in a dream, and Tenet will no doubt ask fans of the filmmakerauthor to ask even more questions. Yes, the film really demands more audience than Inception, and that's why we gave this new five-star spy thriller .
But how does Tenet achieve such a feat? As revealed in the trailer, there is something called time reversal playing out in the movie. We won't go into details, but basically there are some scenes that take place backwards and forwards, including some fights. This led to a very complicated choreography for the actors to master.
"The intricacies of combat, and that concept of reversing the present tense, were clearly going to be a big part of the story, " Nolan says of the concept.
"I myselfSo am sitting very early with the stunt team, with George Cottle, our stunt coordinator, and Jackson Spidell, our fight coordinator. And we looked at a lot of different combat moves, and how they could be manipulated over time and over time. And we actually had a very intensive rehearsal period. The physical choreography of the film is one of the things we first approached and spent a lot of time in preparation working with some very talented stuntmen, as well as dancers, and watching the choreography. dance, and how that might inform things.
"put a lot of care and Pay attention, because we felt the physical movement and the physicality of the play - the character of John David Washington The protagonist is an extremely physical character, just like Robert Patt inson 's Neil - and really trying to approach how the action wentit work in the movie. It was like we could crack this, and we'd start with the scenes where there's hand-to-hand combat - but if we could break that down, and figure out how we approach filming, the rest of the movie would start to fall. . in place, as we get more and more complicated and on a larger scale. "
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