As we all know, Nolan is one of the few directors in the modern film industry who insists on using real scenes to make big scenes. The thrilling train hit in “Inception” took place in downtown Los Angeles. To film the show, the crew blocked four blocks in downtown Los Angeles. Nolan and the crew took a rushing freight train into downtown Los Angeles.
Why bother? Nolan said: “The train hitting the street is a very important part of the whole movie. Because of its unrealistic nature, it needs to make its appearance impeccable. This kind of The effect of the big scene is the turning point of the action movie. Usually, the big ups and downs of the audience ’s mood also occur at this time, so controlling the rhythm and the picture will play a decisive role in the overall quality of the movie.
The crew built a nearly 10-ton drive and stretching device, which led to the “train scavenger” that swept the cars in the film. The cars in the film that were hit by the train are also true. The only CGI used in the scene was the damage to the street caused by train wheels. Use a real train as a prop to make this scene 100% realistic. When the movie was shown in the IMAX theater, many viewers said that this scene almost made them scare heart disease.