After Christopher Nolan has once again proven himself as one of the best science fiction directors of our time with Tenet, he delves into the past in the course of his next film. Oppenheimer tells the story of the scientist and physicist J.Robert Oppenheimerwho is considered the father of the atomic bomb.
Ever since the project was announced, it’s clear that this is no ordinary biopic. Nolan has the stuff in one nerve-wracking war thriller transformed, as the new trailer shows. In three suspense-packed minutes, we delve into one of the most important events in human history, as the preview states.
New Christopher Nolan film: The Oppenheimer trailer starts the countdown to the detonation of the first atomic bomb
Cillian Murphy (Inception, Batman Begins) plays J. Robert Oppenheimer, who realizes too late the real impact of his work. “We could destroy the whole world”so the warning words in the new Oppenheimer trailer.
You can watch the new trailer for Oppenheimer here:
Oppenheimer – Trailer 2 (German) HD
Oppenheimer is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin. Nolan wrote the screenplay himself. After Dunkirk, Oppenheimer marks his second film to use World War II as a narrative framework. This time the focus is on the Manhattan Project.
When is Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer in cinemas?
Although there has been recent confusion surrounding Oppenheimer’s theatrical release date, the film still opens on July 20, 2023 in German cinemas. Oppenheimer is being sold by Universal after Nolan parted ways with his longtime film studio Warner Bros. due to a cinema vs. streaming conflict.