Trivia: The name of the "architect" Ariadne: The mythical character that gives the thread (way) to Theseus is able to get out of the Minotaur labyrinth.

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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: Joseph Gordon-Levitt performed all his own stunts during the fight scene in the spinning hallway.

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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.].



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.

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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).

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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.

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

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Cobb: We need the heir of a major corporation to dissolve his father's empire.
Eames: Well, you see, right there you have various political motivations and anti-monopolistic sentiment and so forth, but all that stuff is at the mercy of your subjects own prejudice. What you have to do is start at the absolute basic.
Cobb: Which is what?
Eames: The relationship with the father.



When Ariadne wakes in the Snow Fortress and the floor goes from under her, we can see her gloves fall in to the crack but in a different camera shot of her we can see the gloves are now back near her head again.