Robert Downey Jr offered the Trailblazer Award on the Sundance Film Festival to director Christopher Nolan. Playfully, Downey joked that the huge success of Oppenheimer unintentionally made Nolan extra recognizable to the general public and the way that is a “terrible tragedy”
The actor humorously talked a few current setback for the filmmaker and inspired the viewers to spice up his spirits. Downey Jr amusingly commented about Nolan, saying, “I don’t mean to bring this up, I know it’s very personal, but he has become recognizable on the street.”
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From Sundance Beginnings to Blockbuster Success
Upon receiving the accolade, Christopher Nolan affectionately acknowledged his spouse, producer Emma Thomas, stating that she “produced all of my films and all of my children.” The couple married in 1997 and have 4 youngsters collectively.
Nolan earned reward at Sundance greater than twenty years in the past when his second function, Memento, was showcased on the pageant in 2001. He alluded to that early success in his speech.
Nolan expressed, “The experiences you have here [at Sundance] as a filmmaker is unique,” He went on to convey his gratitude for the encounter he had 23 years in the past at Sundance with Memento, emphasizing that he at all times carried the expertise with him.
The recognition marks the most recent accolade for Nolan in current weeks, following his win for greatest director for Oppenheimer at each the Golden Globe Awards and Critics Choice Awards held earlier this month.
Robert Downey Jr equally earned accolades at each occasions, securing the most effective supporting actor award for his position within the movie centered round J. Robert Oppenheimer, the daddy of the atomic bomb, portrayed by Cillian Murphy.
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Alongside Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr, the movie options an ensemble forged together with Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Florence Pugh, Josh Hartnett, Casey Affleck, Rami Malek, and Kenneth Branagh.