R | | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.
When Joel goes to the darkened room of the recording session in his head for the second time, the warped faces of Dr. Mierzwiak and Joel are (according to Michel Gondry) the skin of his knee.
random thoughts for Valentine's day, 2004. Today is a holiday invented by greeting card companies to make people feel like crap.
When Clementine and Patrick are driving back from Boston and Clementine is clearly upset, Patrick tries to comfort her by praising her with compliments. Once he calls her 'nice', she gets even more upset, which seems to call back to her "memory" of her and Joel discussing 'nice' on the train. However, that happens the next day, after the erasing happens, when Joel and Clementine both go to Montauk. Unless the word 'nice' had had a similar meaning in their previous relationship, as they are potentially meant to be repeating the same relationship over and over.
The opening credits don't begin until about twenty minutes into the film and after much action and plot.
$8,175,198 (USA) (19 March 2004)
$34,126,138 (USA) (18 June 2004)
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