R | | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
The idea for this film was brought to Michel Gondry by his friend, artist Pierre Bismuth, who suggested, "You get a card in the mail that says: someone you know has just erased you from their memory."
random thoughts for Valentine's day, 2004. Today is a holiday invented by greeting card companies to make people feel like crap.
In the scene where Mary first comes into Joel's apartment, Patrick and Stan had been drinking beer. At first, just before the door is opened, they are both Rolling Rock (green bottles). After she has entered, Stan's beer turns into a Labatt Blue (brown bottle).
The text in the opening credits appears quickly and then slowly withers away, like a memory.
$8,175,198 (USA) (21 March 2004)
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