R | | Mystery, Thriller
A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife's murderer.
Cinematographer Mark Vargo turned down an interview with Christopher Nolan, because he didn't understand the script. He later admitted that this was a mistake.
So where are you? You're in some motel room. You just - you just wake up and you're in - in a motel room. There's the key. It feels like maybe it's just the first time you've been there, but perhaps you've been there for a week, three months. It's -...
At the diner where Natalie gives Leonard the envelope with John G.'s driver's license, he leaves it on the table when he goes to the bathroom. Leonard would never have left the envelope on the table since he knows that he will forget about the envelope when he exits the bathroom, along with which table he was sitting at or who he was meeting there (which is exactly what happens; a waiter has to hand the envelope to him).
In the Alliance Atlantis DVD (distributed in Canada), a "Chronological Scene Index" is available from the "Main Menu," to the right of "Set-Up," on the crossed-out "Reverse." This index provides the scenes in their true chronological order, but, apparently, each scene must be selected to be played.
£90,642 (UK) (22 October 2000)
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