Director Christopher Nolan claims that his next film, Oppenheimer, does not feature CGI footage. He made such a statement in a conversation with Collider’s editor-in-chief.
The publication does not give the full sentence or other replicas of the director. He just said that there would be no CGI in the image. The quote makes it clear that the creator of “Oppenheimer” did not resort to digital effects even to film a nuclear bomb test.
In an interview with Total Film in December 2022, Nolan said filming the Trinity test sequence, the first man-made nuclear explosion in history in the New Mexico desert in 1945, was the biggest challenge for the film crew. filming, because they decided to recreate their image only with practical forms. The director is known for his desire to dispense with the use of graphics. For example, in his last movie, Tenet, he crashed a real plane.
Irish actor Cillian Murphy will star in the ambitious biopic about American physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer. Oppenheimer is known as the father of the atomic bomb. The film also stars Matt Damon as Lieutenant General Leslie Richard Groves Jr., Emily Blunt as Katherine Oppenheimer, Robert Downey Jr. as Lewis Strauss, Florence Pugh as psychiatrist Jean Tatlock, Benny Safdie as theoretical physicist Edward Teller.
Earlier, an interactive site dedicated to “Oppenheimer” appeared. It offers a virtual tour of a scientist’s home and office, as well as a test site in New Mexico. We talk about it in more detail here.