Directors have been trying to replicate the world of dreams since the beginning of cinema, and acknowledged masters like Bunuel and David Lynch became renowned for their ability to visually articulate the subconscious mind. With his ingeniously inventive psychological thriller Inception
, Christopher Nolan stakes his claim on this ambitious cinematic territory.
The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Dom Cobb, a thief who, with the help of his partner Arthur (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), steals information from victims’ dreams while they sleep. After a rare failure on his most recent corporate espionage job, their intended mark, Saito (Ken Watanabe), makes Dom ...