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World War II epic 'Dunkirk' will be Christopher Nolan's shortest film

The movies is based on mass exodus of soldiers from France

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Dunkirk. Photo: Facebook
Dunkirk. Photo: Facebook

With a run-time of approximately one hour and 47 minutes "Dunkirk" is going to be the shortest film in Christopher Nolan's career since his directorial debut.

The 46-year-old director's epic is this year's one of the highly-anticipated movies, which will hit the US theatres next month.

The film starring Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance and will be the shortest after Nolan's first feature-length film "Following", a source confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.

"Following", a neo-noir crime drama, was released on 12 September, 1998 in Toronto

"Dunkirk" will be 62 minutes less than "Interstellar", which starred Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway in the lead role.

It was Nolan's longest film with a running time of two hours and 49 minutes.

His 2008 superhero movie "The Dark Knight" was two hours and 32 minutes long, while Leonardo DiCaprio starrer "Inception" was two hours and 28 minutes long. Watch the official trailer here.

First Published: Wed, June 21 2017. 16:15 IST