Reviews

Nov 16, 2020
Here, though couched in existential ennui, our main character is also stealing in order to survive as an emotional being in a world that has far more grey areas than it does black and white.
Oct 22, 2020
The film, compellingly written and directed, manages to be provocative in an understated way...
Sep 13, 2020
The exchanges are frequently witty, marked by rapid cuts, and always fuel the story, which is told in director Nolan's signature style: out of order.
Sep 11, 2020
Inessential, to be sure, but as an early example of... a fascinating early turn by a heady director first getting his metaphysical feet wet.
Aug 27, 2020
The lurid atmosphere of Nolan's early black & white films - his unsettling, hand-held voyeurism - lends itself perfectly to a young body of work which viewers enter through a specific POV, only to have the rug pulled out from under them.
Aug 14, 2020
Following is a strong debut by a filmmaker who would go on to be one of the best in his field.
Mar 31, 2020
Appropriately, the first shot in Christopher Nolan's feature debut is of a wooden box full of clues...
Nov 5, 2018
Following certainly offers evidence to Nolan's now hallmark visual ingenuity - not only with the black-and-white photography but with the quasi-Hitchcockian framing.
Dec 14, 2017
Following shows the convenience and inconveniences of coexistence... [Full review in Spanish]
Dec 20, 2012
Besides the similarities in playing with time and structure, Nolan is already zeroed in on his favorite cinematic theme: obsession.
Dec 12, 2012
a harbinger of things to come, an exercise in the kind of temporal gymnastics, sleight-of-hand shifts in perspective, and rigorous insights into the dark depths of human nature that have defined Nolan's later films
Mar 26, 2009
Entertaining, but material doesn't develop the full, edgy potential that similar paranoid-triangle efforts realized.
Aug 7, 2008
This clammy, noirish thriller time-hops with a vengeance.
Jul 4, 2005
Before Memento, his breakthrough picture, Christopher Nolan made an impressive debut with the modest, short, but captivating film noir, Following.
Oct 7, 2004
Following est un exercice de style et d'ingniosit qui nous rappelle [Memento] tout en ayant un cachet bien particulier.
Aug 13, 2004
Aug 1, 2003
Unlike some other flicks that have had this sort of labyrinthine structure, Nolan's made sure that everything works...
Jul 30, 2003
This edgy little bit of nastiness is a good reason to start getting excited about British movies all over again.
Nov 7, 2002
Low-budget debut from Memento's director subtly transposes you to a sinful urban nightmare.
Oct 8, 2002
A challenging and intriguing piece of work.