Price: DVD $29.95, Blu-ray $39.95
Jeremy Theobald gets in too deep in Following.
Before he became a sensation with the twisty 2000 revenge story Memento, Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight Rises, Inception) directed his first feature film, 1999’s Following, a low-budget, black-and-white, 16 mm neo-film noir mystery with comparable precision and cunning.
Following is the fragmented tale of an unemployed young writer (Jeremy Theobald) who trails strangers through London, hoping that they will provide inspiration for his first novel. He gets more than he bargained for with one of his unwitting subjects (Alex Haw), who leads him down a dark, criminal path.
With gritty aesthetics and a made-on-the-fly vibe (many shots were simply stolen on the streets, unbeknownst to passersby), Following is a mind-bending psychological journey that shows the remarkable beginnings of one of today’s most acclaimed filmmakers.
The DVD and Blu-ray editons of Following contain the following features: