Christopher Nolan’s next movie, Oppenheimerhas finally revealed itself in a crazy first teaser.
After splitting tenetwhich will have accused the vagaries of a nasty pandemic at the box office, the filmmaker famous for his intrigues all more convoluted than the others returns to confuse the spectators with his very anticipated Oppenheimer. Box ofa five-star cast where the formidable Cillian Murphy will rub shoulders with Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr. or even the dazzling Florence Pugh, the film has never ceased, since its announcement in 2021, to work on the expectations of future spectators. .
Expectations all the more excited by the broadcast on the big screen of the first teaser ofOppenheimer just before screenings for new Jordan Peele footage, Boop, from Friday, July 22. Since then, moviegoers not residing in the lands of Uncle Sam have longed to finally discover these first images. However, it would seem that now is the time to rejoicesince the famous teaser was finally put online by Universal Pictures.
Adaptation of the book American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimerwritten by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, the film will therefore the story of the scientist who carried out the Manhattan Project during World War II (understand by this: the father of the atomic bomb).
Short, but no less spectacular, this first glimpse gives pride of place to black and white photography which the footage will benefit from. A tribute to the cinema of yesteryear or a desire to correspond to the visual codes of this sad era, this bichromatic palette is all the more striking when it comes up against the incandescence of the flames occasionally invading the image.
Of course, this countdown is not live
The soundtrack, which is answered by an agonizing crescendo, conveys the urgency and drama looming at the end of the military project. An apprehension that also suggests the growing explosion filmed from the inside by the filmmaker; the embers thus gradually give way to a vast inferno as bubbling as it is destructive.
Streamed live on Universal Studios’ YouTube channel, the footage also shows a pinpoint countdown timer counting down the time remaining before the theatrical release of the footagewhich is planned, in France, for July 19, 2023. The time until then to discover or rediscover the incredible filmography of Christopher Nolan.