Christopher Nolan‘s latest movie ‘Oppenheimer‘ is a biopic based on the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the American scientist known as the ‘father of the atomic bomb.’ The film centers around Oppenheimer’s life and his contribution to developing the bombs ‘Little Boy’ and ‘Fat Man,’ which wreaked havoc in Japan during World War II ².

*1. Nolan’s First Biopic*
This is the first time that Nolan has attempted to make a cinematic adaptation of a biography. The film is based on a Pulitzer-winning book called ‘American Prometheus: The Triumph & Tragedy Of J Robert Oppenheimer’ ³.

*2. Nolan’s Lengthiest Film To Date*
‘Oppenheimer’ is reportedly 3 hours long, beating ‘Interstellar’s  2 hours 49 minutes duration ³.

*3. Shot In Both Colour And In Black And White*
The movie has been shot in both color and black and white, making it the first black and white IMAX film stock ³.

*4. Cillian Murphy Adopted An Extreme Diet*
Cillian Murphy, who portrays Oppenheimer in the movie, adopted an extreme diet consisting of just one almond for his role ¹.

*5. The Trinity Nuclear Test Scene Was Shot Without The Use Of CGI*
The Trinity Nuclear Test scene in the movie was shot without the use of CGI ¹.

These are just some of the interesting facts about Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer.’ The movie promises to be a captivating biopic that explores the life, times, and moral dilemma faced by J Robert Oppenheimer.

Here are 10 rare facts about Christopher Nolan’s movie ‘Oppenheimer’:
1. Nolan shot this film with IMAX and Panavision cameras ¹.
2. It’s Nolan’s first R-rated film in over 20 years ¹.
3. This is Cillian Murphy’s sixth film with Nolan ¹.
4. This is the director’s first big-budget movie without Warner Bros ¹.
5. Some of the cast didn’t know who they were playing ¹.
6. Real explosives were used to film nuclear tests ¹.
7. It is Nolan’s longest film to date ¹.
8. The biopic is based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning book called American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin J Sherwin ².
9. The story of the movie follows the incredible journey of the renowned physicist who spearheaded the operation of the Manhattan Project during World War II ².
10. In the film, Cillian Murphy plays the titular role, and Hollywood A-listers like Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, and Robert Downey Jr are also a part of the project ².


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