November 26, 2020

How Did 'Heat' Inspire Nolan to Make Gotham a Character in 'The Dark Knight'?

Would Christopher Nolan’s Gotham be the same without inspiration from Michael Mann?

Even the best directors in the world take inspiration from one another. Take Christopher Nolan. Since Michael Mann’s Heat came out, he’s been citing the movie as an inspiration for the work he did in The Dark Knight.

Connections have been drawn between the visuals, the interrogation scene, and even cast member William Fitchner, who is in both films.

But the comparisons were not just visual or fun casting Easter eggs. They also had to do with the location.

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Source: NoFilmSchool