FOLLOWING
1998, IFC Films, 69 min, UK, Dir: Christopher Nolan

In writer-director Christopher Nolan’s startling feature debut, an aspiring author (Jeremy Theobald) researches his first book by following strangers in London. One of these, the dark, stylish Cobb (Alex Thaw), catches the young man in the act and befriends him. But Cobb is a burglar, and his follower grows to love the illicit thrills of breaking and entering - until the two steal from a blonde (Lucy Russell) who turns out to be a gangster’s girlfriend. Shot in black-and-white on a shoestring budget, the film keeps audiences guessing with a nonlinear storytelling style similar to Nolan’s breakthrough follow-up, MEMENTO. “A taut, ingenious British neo-noir.” - Los Angeles Times


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