Inception, the Movie

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Inception Inception is not only a film that uses unique cinematography techniques but also tells a story with a big concept that one can’t comprehend right away. The concept of dreams and how one dream can effect another dream is a risky topic to discuss due being the endless possibilities and complexities it can have. The director of Inception was none other than Christopher Nolan, as shown by the obvious concept of noir and conceptual thought that is in many of his films. Together with his partner in crime, Walter Pfister, a well known cinematographer; the two work together to create an incredible motion picture. According to the text, every good movie has two major ingredients. The two ingredients are none other than “a good script, and a directors inspiration, vision, intelligence, and supervision of all aspects of the film’s production” (Barsam 483). Inception is no exception to this rule at all. Inception uses a unique familiarity technique in modern cinema of alienating and shocking the audience throughout the film. The audience members are thrown in the middle of a scene right from the start of the film with close-ups of Cobb’s face. Abruptly the movie spontaneously moves to another scene where Cobb and Arthur are talking to Mr. Saito, making the scene to appear to be “present time”, only to have the scenery switched once again to an apartment where everyone is asleep. Unfortunately that wasn’t the end scene jumping as it turns out everyone is asleep on a train
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