Set Harth wrote:
Plus, Nolan is the "inception" guy, so I thought maybe he was going the "this is Alfred's fantasy" route. Caine's expression in that scene just made me think it was a daydream.
According to Caine, all his Inception
scenes take place in reality.
is that his interpretation or something he knows from writer/director intent?
If it's the former, it's no more or less valid than anyone else's opinion on it.