The first architect Nash (the guy played by Lukas Haas) is in the helicopter with Saito, Watanabe's character. Apparently
Originally Posted by MR-FAN
Otherwise Saito wouldn't know who they were either.
Nash went to Saito begging to get protection from their original employers, and he bartered by ratting out the others on the team. Saito found the others, but was not impressed at Nash's treachery and leaves him for the original employers to find and presumably kill.
On other forums, we've been discussing what the
I think they do explain it in dialogue but of course we all missed that detail.
fourth dream level is and whether that's limbo or just Leo's dream.
I'm also still wondering how
Cillian Murphy's character can be revived after he gets shot in one level and then carries on for the next few minutes like he doesn't have two bullets in his chest...
Funny thing is that since it's in a high-concept dream world, you're never sure if the nitpicky plot holes like that really matter in the long run.
Actually, Nolan ALWAYS gives you clues to the last "twisty" scene in the first shot to his more twisty movies. So knowing what the ending is really doesn't matter in the long run, it's always how you get there.
Originally Posted by genevieve
In Memento, the first shot is the last thing that happens in the movie's timeline. The entire movie is seeing how they got there. In The Prestige, the first shot tells you everything you need to know to get the significance of the last shot, but you only make the connection after you see the whole film. For someone going in cold, they'd just think, "What's with the pile of hats?"
I could even go further. For The Dark Knight, the first shot of the first trailer was the last shot of the movie. For Inception, the first shot of the first trailer is essentially the last shot of the movie. He drops these clues all the time, it isn't like Shyamalan where you can't know the end going in or else the point of the movie's completely ruined.