filmmaker Christopher Nolan directs psychological sci-fi action film Inception Cobb is approached by the wealthy
Mr Saito asking them to perform this act of ‘inception’, (Image 6) to break up
the vast energy empire of his competitor Maurice Fischer, to suggests an idea
to his son Robert Fischer inheriting the empire when his father dies. The
narrative follows the life of Cobb a professional thief, who teams with
‘Extractors’ to perform corporate espionage using military technology to
infiltrate the subconscious of their targets through shared dream worlds While
the movie is entitled Inception, it begins with the premise of extraction – the
ability to enter the dreams of others to ‘steal’ secrets hidden deep within our
subconscious…only undertaken to those who seek valuable information. is given. Cobb
and his team of extractors conduct an unconventional, three levelled dream or
rather a ‘dream within a dream within a dream’ to undergo the enormous business
decision Mr Saito has initiated a seemingly impossible task, which is to plant
an idea in his victims subconscious. The film is significant in the sense of something
much more meaningful, the ability to seed ideas in other minds and change the
course of reality.