He added: “Their reaction was: ‘Oh my God – I forgot how great it was to be in a movie.’
“Tenet is just a beautifully filmed, beautifully made, wonderful movie… It wasn’t just one person, at one age. It was a number of Imax employees who spontaneously said that to me.”
Going on to reference another of Nolan’s films, Gelfond added: “Unlike Dunkirk, which was a European-centric movie, Tenet is a more traditional action-thriller blockbuster with the potential for wider global appeal.”
Tenet will be released in cinemas on August 26 in the UK, and September 2 in the US.