Director: Christopher Nolan
Runtime: 2h 31m
Cast: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Martin Donovan, Fiona Dourif, Yuri Kolokolnikov, Himesh Patel, Clémence Poésy, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, with Michael Caine and Kenneth Branagh.
Synopsis: Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.
Tenet is the hotly anticipated, major epic blockbuster from visionary auteur, Christopher Nolan [Memento (2000); Insomnia (2002); Batman Begins (2005); The Prestige (2006); The Dark Knight (2008); Inception (2010); The Dark Knight Rises (2012); Interstellar (2014); Dunkirk (2017)]
A totally original and highly creative sci-fi action thriller set in a twilight world of international espionage, starring the charismatic, John David Washington as the Protagonist battling to save the world armed with only one word, the pallindrome, Tenet. He is on a dangerous, international time-bending mission to prevent the start of World War III.
The top class ensemble cast also includes Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Martin Donovan, Fiona Dourif, Yuri Kolokolnikov, Himesh Patel, Clémence Poésy, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, with Michael Caine and Kenneth Branagh.
Visually outstanding cinematography comes from seven countries of filming by Hoyte Van Hoytema and it is complemented by a memorable score from Ludwig Göransson.
With many breath-taking scenes, unprecedented action set pieces and stunning international settings, Tenet certainly doesn’t disappoint.
One of the most anticipated films in recent history, this hugely ambitious, tense, modern thriller with a totally unique inversion concept and the intelligent verbal exposition in Nolan’s screenplay requires much concentration and possible multiple watches on as big a screen as possible.
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