Memento(Movie, 2000)

| 1h 53min | Genres: Mystery, Thriller
MementoRating: 4.1/5 (with 5,045 votes)
Memento is a 2001 American neo-noir psychological thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan, and produced by Suzanne and Jennifer Todd. The film's script was based on a pitch by Jonathan Nolan, who wrote the 2001 story "Memento Mori" from the concept. Guy Pearce stars as a man who, as a result of an injury, has anterograde amnesia (the inability to form new memories) and has short-term memory loss approximately every fifteen minutes. He is searching for the people who attacked him and killed his wife, using an intricate system of Polaroid photographs and tattoos to track information he cannot remember. The film is presented as two different sequences of scenes interspersed during the film: a series in black-and-white that is shown chronologically, and a series of color sequences shown in reverse order (simulating for the audience the mental state of the protagonist). The two sequences meet at the end of the film, producing one complete and cohesive narrative. Memento premiered at the 57th Venice International Film Festival on September 5, 2000, and was released in the United States on Ma... ()
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Duration: 1h 53min
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Duration: 1h 53min
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Awards & Nominations for Memento

National Film Registry National Board of Review: Top Ten Films Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay

About Memento

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty of locating his wife's killer, however, is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of short-term memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he's going, or why.

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Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on the work of: Jonathan Nolan ("Memento Mori")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 31 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 03/16/2001 (World premiere: 10/11/2000)
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