Trivia: The "architect" Ariadne's name is taken from the character in Greek mythology who gives a thread to Theseus so he can find his way out of the Minotaur's labyrinth.

Trivia: The song that is played to wake everyone up is Edith Piaf's "Non, je ne regrette rien". Marion Cottillard (Mal) played Piaf in the biopic La Vie En Rose and won an Oscar for it.

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Trivia: When Cobb asks Ariadne to draw a maze, she draws several that are "too easy." She then draws a circular maze which Cobb deems difficult enough. However, this maze is actually impossible to solve. If you pause and try, you will see it is just a dead end. [Technically a mistake, but the movie needs to be paused, so doesn't really count. Worth a look regardless.]. (00:25:40)


Trivia: Ariadne's hair is in a tight bun in the hotel sequence because the filmmakers were unsure how her hair should move in zero-gravity.


Trivia: This is only "true" for some Latin languages: the names of the main couple are Dom and Mal. In Certain Latin languages (like Portuguese) these names mean gift (like a special ability) (Dom) and evil (Mal). Considering the story, it makes sense (only in certain languages of course).

Trivia: In the movie, Cobb plays a thief who used to be an architect. In Christopher Nolan's first film, Following, Jeremy Theobold is introduced to a serial thief, whose name is Cobb. And the man who played Cobb, Alex Haw, is an architect in real life.

Trivia: Christopher Nolan's cousin Miranda has a cameo as an air hostess.

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Continuity mistake: When they escape from the building in the first dream, the right-hand mirror of the van is broken by the narrow gate. In the following shot when they are driving, the other mirror is broken and the right mirror is suddenly undamaged.

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Question: How do the people in the film share a dream? I understand that the briefcase contains sedatives to put everyone to sleep, but how do they get inside a certain individuals dream? How do they end up being in the same dream together?


Chosen answer: The details are never explained in the depth, but all the dreamers are connected via the briefcase, so it seems likely that the briefcase acts in some way as a networking hub for them to share the dreamspace.

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