Christopher Nolan Wrote ‘Oppenheimer’ Script in First Person as Oppenheimer: ‘I Don’t Know If Anyone’s Ever Done It Before’

Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” is warring it out with the likes of “Barbie” (Warner Bros.) and “Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One” (Paramount) at this year’s summer box office.

But according to the Oscar-nominated director, his three-hour epic about the invention of the atomic bomb offers something those other films don’t: a script written entirely in the first person.Nolan revealed to Empire magazine that he wrote the screenplay completely from the point of view of theoretical physicist J.

Robert Oppenheimer, played by Cillian Murphy in the film in a role the “Batman Begins” actor fought for and stretched his physical limits to portray.“I actually wrote in the first-person, which I’ve never done before,” Nolan said of his film about the leader of the Manhattan Project.

“I don’t know if anyone’s ever done it before.

But the point of it is, with the colour sequences,…

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