Film meets Art – Chris Nolan inspired by Francis Bacon

Christopher Nolan discusses how Bacon’s paintings inspired the Joker in The Dark Knight

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Nolan talks about his longstanding fascination for Bacon’s work, and why, when words fail him, he turns to art to help shape his creative vision.

The film is one of a series in which leading creatives share artworks from Tate Britain’s collection that have inspired them.

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