Screenwriter Jonathan Nolan urges students to follow passions

 

“Be a lucky person,” screenwriter Jonathan “Jonah” Nolan recalled. That was the advice he and his brother, director Christopher Nolan, received from a famous British director about how to enter show business.

“When I first heard it, it sounded smug,” Jonah Nolan said. “The more I think about it, the more humility I see contained in that statement.”

Jonah Nolan, who co-wrote “The Prestige” and “The Dark Knight,” spoke at a Master’s Tea in Trumbull College on Monday afternoon, sharing anecdotes about his experiences writing films and sharing advice with more than 130 Yalies in the audience.

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