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The Grey Area in a Black and White World − Duality in Christopher Nolan’s Films

Edwin Tan Leng Phil

Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, Volume 28, Issue 1, March 2020

Keywords: Christopher Nolan, duality, human behavior, morality, symbolism in film

Published on: 19 March 2020

Duality has been a reoccurring theme that has enticed readers and moviegoers to be enraptured by the complexities of the story and characters alike, from the pages of novels written during the Victorian Era to the silver screen. Christopher Nolan is no stranger to the idea of implementing duality into his films, adding dimensions to the characters and making the story more engaging. Even elements in the mise en scene leave much to be admired and analyzed by both audiences and scholars. This article takes a closer look at selected works from Nolan and the elements in his films that exhibit duality.

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