‘The Dark Knight’ Director Christopher Nolan Visiting Saigon

'The Dark Knight' Director Christopher Nolan Visiting Saigon

Famous director Christopher Nolan and his family are believed to be enjoying a vacation in Vietnam as his photo on the street of Saigon was widely shared.

The director of the World War II epic Dunkirk could be seen taking a selfie with a fan on what appears to be Nguyen Hue Street in central District 1 in a picture posted on Facebook.

According to a representative of Dunkirk‘s distributor in Vietnam, this is just a family vacation and Nolan is not working on any project at the moment.

The New York Times also stated that the director had been speaking from Vietnam, when he is having a short break while promoting the movie.

Nolan, 47, is an English-American director, writer and producer with three Academy Award nominations under his belt. Since debuting in 1998 with Following, he has become well-known with many critically and commercially successful films such as Memento (2000), The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005-2012), Inception (2010) and Interstellar (2014).

His latest film, the war epic Dunkirk, has received critical acclaim and grossed over $339 million worldwide as of August 11, according to Box Office Mojo. The film was released in Vietnam on July 21.

Zing News interviewed Director Christopher Nolan on the street of Saigon.