Chris Nolan Research Footage is a video that combines reality with elements from the world of Inception. It may be found here.


During the video, Christopher Nolan interviews several sleep experts. A narrator discusses normal dreaming, dream manipulation while lucid dreaming, Project Somnacin, and dream sharing. A phone interview with Captain Darren Bartel reveals further details regarding the military's development of Project Somnacin. The video concludes with a sleep researcher stating how it is not possible to manipulate dreams even when lucid dreaming.