PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O.
When the crew arrives at Level One of Robert Fisher's dream, Yusuf is standing on a street corner in the rain. When Yusuf enters the car, Arthur and Eames tease him, because the downpour was the result of his need to urinate after drinking too much champagne, on the ten-hour flight to Los Angeles ("Couldn't have peed before you went under?"). Dileep Rao also played Dr. Max Patel in Avatar (2009), and has a scene with Grace Augustine where she tells him, "You see, they're just pissing on us without even the courtesy of calling it rain."
He was delirious but asked for you by name. Show him...
Japanese Security Guard: He was carrying nothing but this...
Japanese Security Guard: And this...
Saito: Are you here to kill me?
At 24mins, Cobb tests graduate student Ariadneby by asking her to design a maze. She eventually draws a circular one, which impresses Cobb. A maze constructed out of concentric broken circles cannot accommodate any blind routes, and is therefore fundamentally flawed. You simply cannot make a maze out of this geometry.
At the end of the credits Édith Piaf's "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien" plays at normal speed, then slows down to the speed it was at the beginning of the film during Hans Zimmer's score and throughout the movie. Then we see the title stop in the center of the screen as the song ends.
English, Japanese, French
$62,785,337 18 July 2010