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.
Virtually all of the most bizarre and fascinating scenes in this movie were created with old fashioned camera, editing, lighting, and prop and set tricks. The use of digital effects was very limited. The striking kitchen scene with Joel as a child, ... ...
random thoughts for Valentine's day, 2004. Today is a holiday invented by greeting card companies to make people feel like crap.
After deleting a memory, the camera pans from Joel in an overhead shot, moving then to Stan and Patrick. A bundle of wires can be seen on the floor in between the bed and table, one of which is obviously not plugged into anything. Director Michel Gondry pointed out this error in the DVD commentary of the film.
The credits are right justified, versus the usual center justified credits.
$8,175,198 (USA) (21 March 2004)