Thursday, July 15, 2010


Fading Dream

July 17st 3:00 PM

Dir. Christopher Nolan (France: 2000), 113 mins.

Memento chronicles two separate stories of Leonard, an ex-insurance investigator whose short-term memory has been damaged following a head injury he sustained after intervening on his wife's murder. Leonard is determined to avenge his wife's murder. He attempts to do this by using valuable tools, from tattooing notes on his body to taking Polaroid’s of familiar circumstances, to remind himself, despite his disabled state. The movie is told in forward flashes of events that are to compensate for his unreliable memory, during which he has liaisons with various complex characters, which assist him in getting closer to solving his wife’s murder.