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Inception influenced by 007, says Christopher Nolan


Director Christopher Nolan says the James Bond movies had a strong influence on his new movie Inception.

The sci-fi thriller, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio, had its UK premiere in London on Thursday night. It follows a team of thieves who steal secrets from other people's dreams.

"The Bond influence on the film was very intentional because, for me, growing up with the Bond films - they've always stood for grand-scale action," said Nolan, who also directed The Dark Knight and Batman Begins.

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