It was supposed to be a biopic, but it ended up being a thriller: Oppenheimerwhich is one of the films of the summerit’s a life story J. Robert Oppenheimer, considered by many “father of the atomic bomb” for her pivotal role during World War II in the “Manhattan Project” that led the Americans to the first-ever detonation of a nuclear weapon on July 16, 1945, in the desert of Jornada del Muerto. The film was released in Italy on August 23, exactly one month after Barbie, and some people made it up. term Barbienheimer to indicate the dominance of these two films in the season’s cinematic panorama.
To interpret the scandalous American physicist on the screen there is Cillian Murphy: Irish actor was director (and in this case screenwriter) Christopher Nolan’s first choice for this role, and only later other actors were added to the cast (Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr. and so on).
It wasn’t just the physical resemblance to the film’s chief scientist that convinced Nolan to give Murphy the role so confidently. The actor, incredibly prolific since the beginning of his career, has repeatedly demonstrated that he can change the success of a project through his eye, his charisma, his acting skills. For example, this was the case in 2022. transforming Danny Boyle’s low-budget horror film 28 days later into a real genre cult. And it happened very recently With sharp peaks, very successful series in which Murphy plays protagonist Thomas Michael Shelby.
Now, after a hiatus from the big screen, his last acting job was in a sequel. Quiet place, in 2020 – Murphy returns in a big way with this film, in which he proves himself as an actor of the highest level. And this gives us the opportunity to learn something else interesting about him.