filmmaker Christopher Nolan directs psychological sci-fi action film Inception, the narrative follows the
life of Cobb a professional thief, who himself and his team of ‘Extractors’
perform corporate espionage using an experiment military technology to
infiltrate the subconscious of their targets through shared dream worlds’ is given
a seemingly impossible task, which is to plant an idea in his victims subconscious.
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. 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. 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 that deem valuable. The film is significant in the sense of something
much more meaningful, the ability to seed ideas in other minds.