Tenet is a science fiction action-thriller film. A secret agent is shown in the film who learns to manipulate the flow of time to prevent attacks from the future that treatments to destroy the present world. He is given a single word as his weapon and sent to prevent the onset of World War III. To be successful in his mission, he must travel through time and bend the laws of nature.
Quick facts Tenet –
- Directer – Christopher Nolan
- Producers – Emma_Thomas, Christopher Nolan
- Writers – Christopher Nolan
- Casts – John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine, Kenneth Branagh, Martin Donovan, Fiona Dourif, Yuri Kolokolnikov, Himesh Patel, Clémence Poésy, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Denzil Smith.
- Awards – Golden Angle Award in Chinese American Film Festival, Hochi Film Awards, Satellite Awards for the best visual effects.
More details about Tenet –
Over the course of 20 years, writer and director Christopher Nolan conceived Tenet’s ideas but began working on the script in 2014. The screenwriting is inspired by Once Upon a Time in the West (1968). Pre-production lasted from late 2018 until early 2019. In March 2019, John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki were cast. As the film started, Kapadia, Michael Caine, Kenneth Branagh, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Clémence Poésy were announced.
The principal photography began in May 2019 on a soundstage in Los Angeles and took place in seven countries (Denmark, Estonia, Italy, India, UK, Norway, US). Ludwig Göransson was chosen for composing the tracks of the film. It grossed a worldwide total of $363.1 million. It was the 5th highest-grossing film of 2020. It received positive reviews from critics. It also received good reviews, with Rotten Tomatoes saying it had “all the cerebral spectacle audiences expect from a Christopher Nolan production.”
Release date Tenet –
The film got delayed three times because of the pandemic and then finally released on August 26, 2020 (UK), September 3, 2020 (US). After the pandemic shutdown, it was the first Hollywood tent-pole to open in theaters.