Following

Following

Jeremy Theobald
Director: Christopher Nolan Cast: Jeremy Theobald
Jeremy Theobald
, Alex Haw
Alex Haw
, Lucy Russell
Lucy Russell
Christopher Nolan

Blu-ray (B&W / Full Frame)

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Overview

Christopher Nolan made his feature directorial debut with this 16mm black-and-white British suspense drama, shot on weekends with a $6,000 budget. Wannabe writer Bill, aka "The Young Man" (Jeremy Theobald), is "between jobs," living in impoverished circumstances with no prospects, plots, or outlines. Desperate for ideas, he begins following people in the street to "gather material," more accurately described as a venture into voyeurism. When Cobb (Alex Haw) realizes he's being followed, he confronts Bill. Cobb explains that he goes one step further -- entering people's apartments not only for theft but also to spy on private possessions. The notion of illegal intrusions excites Bill, but graduating to the next plateau beyond break-ins sets him up as a fall guy. Shown at the 1998 San Francisco Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/11/2012
UPC: 0715515099110
Original Release: 1998
Rating: R
Source: Criterion
Region Code: A
Presentation: [B&W, Full Frame]
Time: 1:10:00
Sales rank: 169

Special Features

New, restored digital transfer, supervised by director Christopher Nolan, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; New 5.1 surround mix by rerecording mixer Gary Rizzo, presented in DTS-HD master audio; Audio commentary by Nolan; New interview with Nolan; Chronological edit of the film; Side-by-side comparison of the shooting script with three scenes from the film; Doodlebug (1997), a three-minute film by Nolan, starring Following's Jeremy Theobald; Trailers; PLUS: an essay by film critic and programmer Scott Foundas

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jeremy Theobald The Young Man
Alex Haw Cobb
Lucy Russell The Blonde
John Nolan The Policeman
Jennifer Angel Actor

Technical Credits
Christopher Nolan Director,Cinematographer,Editor,Producer,Screenwriter
Peter Broderick Executive Producer
Ivan Cornell Sound/Sound Designer
Gareth Heal Editor
David Julyan Score Composer,Sound/Sound Designer
David Lloyd Sound/Sound Designer
Tristan Martin Art Director
Jeremy Theobald Producer
Emma Thomas Producer
James Wheeler Sound/Sound Designer

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