Renowned filmmaker Christopher Nolan provides viewers with a biography movie about one of the most famous people of the last century - American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, the "father of the atomic bomb." J. Robert Oppenheimer is the Scientific Director of the Manhattan Project. During the Second World War, when human blood was shed everywhere, he spent many months busy with science and developing weapons that could end this war. The atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki showed the world the power and horror of nuclear weapons. J. Robert Oppenheimer has been featured on the covers of renowned Life and Time magazines for his contributions to science.