Director Christopher Nolan Featured In February

In February 2021, the TCAN Cinema launches the TCAN Spotlight Series, a new monthly series of related films featuring some of the industry's most celebrated directors and actors.

Curated by TCAN's Cinema Programs Director Nicola Anderson, the TCAN Spotlight Series will provide moviegoers with an opportunity to enjoy the work of a single film industry icon, presented on the big screen as the films were intended to be seen. February will feature British-American film director Christopher Nolan, with selected movies from his catalog of award-winning films.

Memento (2001) - Receiving Oscar nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Film Editing, and the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival, Memento is a neo-noir psychological thriller starring Guy Pearce as a man tracking down the assailant who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty of locating his wife's killer is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he's going, or why. Starring Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss and Joe Pantoliano.

Inception (2010) - Winning the 83rd Academy Awards for Best Cinematography, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Visual Effects, and with nominations for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay, Inception is a mind-bending science-fiction action film. Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a thief with the rare ability to enter people's dreams and steal their secrets from their subconscious. His skill has made him a hot commodity in the world of corporate espionage but has also cost him everything he loves. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Tom Berenger and Michael Caine.

Interstellar (2014) - With a cast that includes Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, and Ellen Burstyn, Interstellar is set in a dystopian future where humanity is struggling to survive, following a group of astronauts who travel through a wormhole near Saturn in search of a new home for mankind. The film received the Oscar for Best Visual Effects, and nominations for Best Original Score, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Production Design. 

Tenet (2020) - Filmed on location with principal photography in Denmark, Estonia, India, Italy, Norway, the UK, and United States, Tenet was the first major film to open in theaters after the pandemic shutdown. This science-fiction thriller stars John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman) as a secret agent given a single word as his weapon to prevent the onset of World War III. He must travel through time and bend the laws of nature in order to be successful in his mission. Also starring Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh.

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