Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan
Actors: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Jr., Rush Fega, Joya Fox, Stephen Tobolowski, Harriet Thorn Sam Harris / Thomas Lennon / Callum Keith Rennie / Kimberly Campbell / Marianne Mueller / Larry Holden
Genre: Drama / Thriller / Crime / Suspense
Region: United States
Released: 2000-09-05 (Venice Film Festival) / 2000-10-20 (UK) / 2001-05-25 (USA)
Length: 113 minutes
Also known as: Murderous Man (Hong Kong) / Memory Puzzle (Taiwan) / Memory Puzzle / Amnesia / Amnesia
Rating: IMDB 8.4 / Rotten Tomatoes 93%
How should you face life when your memories are fragmented? This is what happened to the protagonist of the film.
Reiner Shelby (Guy Pierce) was attacked by gangsters at home, his wife was brutally raped and murdered, and his brain was seriously injured.
After waking up, he found that he was suffering from a rare “short-term memory loss”. He could only remember what happened ten minutes ago. Little bits and pieces, such as cellphones and Polaroid snapshots, preserved memories, collected clues, and launched a difficult investigation.
During the investigation, Reiner meets Natalia (Kerry Anne Moss), a vulgar barmaid who seems to know something of Leonardo’s interest; and Teddy (Joe Pantolia). Nuo), claiming to be his former good friend, but seems to be sneaky and malicious. Who can believe it? Natalia? Teddy? Or himself?
After stripping away the cocoon, the truth is about to come out, which is simple but extremely cruel, but does Reiner have the courage to face all this?
“Memento” is a 2000 neo-noir psychological thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan, based on a short story written by his brother Jonathan Nolan. The film stars Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Joe Pantoliano.
The story of “Memento” is told in reverse chronological order and follows Leonard Shelby (played by Guy Pearce), a man with anterograde amnesia, who is unable to create new memories after a traumatic incident. He is on a mission to track down the man who raped and murdered his wife, using a system of notes, tattoos, and photographs to keep track of his progress. Along the way, he meets a woman named Natalie (played by Carrie-Anne Moss) and a man named Teddy (played by Joe Pantoliano), both of whom may or may not be helping him.
“Memento” received critical acclaim for its nonlinear storytelling, innovative structure, and strong performances. The film explores themes of memory, identity, and perception, and raises questions about the reliability of memory and the nature of truth.
The film was a commercial success and received several award nominations, including two Academy Award nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Film Editing. “Memento” is widely regarded as one of the best films of the 2000s and helped establish Christopher Nolan as a filmmaker to watch.