R | | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a young couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
Despite the fact that Charlie Kaufman's script and Michel Gondry's visual concepts were closely followed, the cast members were allowed many chances to improvise. Elijah Wood and Mark Ruffalo improvised extensively, and much of the dialogue between Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet resulted from videotaped rehearsal sessions, ... ...
random thoughts for Valentine's day, 2004. Today is a holiday invented by greeting card companies to make people feel like crap.
Mary's hair changes from "windswept" (long shots) to neat (close-up) and back again when talking to Howard outside Joel's apartment, after Howard's wife catches them together and drives off.
The opening credits don't begin until about twenty minutes into the film and after much action and plot.
$8,175,198 (USA) (21 March 2004)
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