Prepare to be captivated as acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan takes us on an exhilarating journey with his highly anticipated IMAX®-shot epic thriller, “Oppenheimer.” In an exclusive five-minute Opening Look, edited by the talented Jennifer Lame, the film’s editor, audiences are treated to a tantalizing glimpse of this pulse-pounding paradox that will leave them on the edge of their seats. With an all-star cast and a breathtaking score by Academy Award® winner Ludwig Göransson, “Oppenheimer” promises to be a cinematic experience like no other.
Set against the backdrop of one of the most crucial moments in history, “Oppenheimer” delves into the enigmatic life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, played by the brilliant Cillian Murphy. Audiences will witness the internal struggle of a man who must make a devastating choice: risking the destruction of the world in order to save it. Joining him on this thrilling journey is Emily Blunt as Katherine “Kitty” Oppenheimer, a biologist and botanist who stands by her husband’s side.
Oscar® winner Matt Damon takes on the role of General Leslie Groves Jr., the director of the Manhattan Project, while the charismatic Robert Downey Jr. portrays Lewis Strauss, a founding commissioner of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. The talented Florence Pugh captivates as psychiatrist Jean Tatlock, Benny Safdie shines as theoretical physicist Edward Teller, and Josh Hartnett brings to life the pioneering American nuclear scientist Ernest Lawrence.
Adding to the star-studded cast, Oscar® winner Rami Malek and eight-time Oscar® nominee Kenneth Branagh reunite with Nolan, further heightening the anticipation for this cinematic masterpiece.
As the Opening Look teases, the visuals of “Oppenheimer” are nothing short of awe-inspiring. Shot in a combination of IMAX® 65mm and 65mm large-format film photography, the film transports audiences to the heart of the action. For the first time ever, sections of the film are captured in IMAX® black and white analogue photography, promising a truly immersive and unique viewing experience.
“Oppenheimer” is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer” by Kai Bird and the late Martin J. Sherwin. With Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, and Christopher Nolan serving as producers, this film is a testament to the creative genius behind the project.
Nolan’s previous films, including “Tenet,” “Dunkirk,” “Interstellar,” “Inception,” and “The Dark Knight” trilogy, have solidified his status as a master filmmaker. With over $5 billion in global box office earnings and an impressive collection of 11 Oscars and 36 nominations, including two Best Picture nominations, Nolan’s films have consistently pushed the boundaries of storytelling and visual spectacle.
Mark your calendars for July 21, 2023, when “Oppenheimer” arrives in theaters. Prepare to be transported into a world on the brink, where the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. With Nolan at the helm, this film promises to be an unforgettable cinematic experience that will leave audiences breathless.