Following

1998, Mystery & thriller, 1h 9m

32 Reviews 10,000+ Ratings

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Super brief but efficient, Following represents director Christopher Nolan's burgeoning talent in tight filmmaking and hard-edge noir. Read critic reviews

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Lacking prospects, a writer (Jeremy Theobald) begins tailing strangers, until he encounters a voyeuristic thief (Alex Haw).

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Audience Reviews for Following

  • Jan 31, 2017
    One of the most captivating indie films I've ever seen - especially impressive for a film shot on just a £3,000 budget.
    Sean T Super Reviewer
  • Oct 08, 2015
    The Following is not a bad noir film. While not quite amateur, it is a novice effort -- both imaginative and naive. The plot is a bit too clever, but it is an interesting (and short) film. Recommended more to fans of black-and-white noir than to Christopher Nolan fans.
    Robert B Super Reviewer
  • Mar 30, 2015
    I know that this film has been really well-received in retrospect because it's a Chris Nolan film, but I just didn't like it. And I love most of Nolan's movies. Nothing really happened the whole time until the ending, and that was really stupid. The neo-noir style is cool, but like I said, this film in general just didn't appeal to me.
    Stephen S Super Reviewer
  • Sep 24, 2014
    Unconventional but strangely engaging, Following may not be Christopher Nolan's most refined film, but it's surely one of his most unique.
    Isaac H Super Reviewer

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