Memento

Memento

Memento

The film that everyone was talking about in 2000 and one that had a profound influence on the structure of some many thrillers since. Guy Pearce has never been better than here, playing a man who is suffering from short-term memory loss while trying to find his wife's killer. Christopher Nolan, probably the most consistent director in Hollywood in the resulting decade, announced his arrival with an audacious premise - the story was delivered in short, bite-size chunks, backwards - that kept audiences guessing and completely enthralled at the same time. Made M. Night Shayamalan's twists look clunky. -Flicks.co.nz's Top 50 Films of the Decade.

Won Screenwriting Award (Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan) at Sundance Film Festival, 2001.
2000Rating: MA15+113 minsUSA
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Perfection

This movie is complete perfection. The film filmed backwards. It is edited together with a stroke of genius - So that the audience only knows as much as the main character who has a memory problem and cannot create short-term memories. Guy Pearce puts in a memorable performance of Lennie. This film is a puzzle, and as it slowly comes together you come to...

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Perfection

This movie is complete perfection. The film filmed backwards. It is edited together with a stroke of genius - So that the audience only knows as much as the main character who has a memory problem and cannot create short-term memories. Guy Pearce puts in a memorable performance of Lennie. This film is a puzzle, and as it slowly comes together you come...

5.0