Memento


When a man is attacked and his wife raped and murdered, he suffers short-term memory loss as a result of his injuries. Now, unable to remember current events further than 15 minutes back, he begins to track down the attacker, determined to have his vengeance. The story is told partially backwards, drawing the audience into complete understanding of his predicament.


113 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence) .
Drama, Thriller

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Everything seems backwards around here...
Everything seems backwards around here...

Credits

Cast
Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jorja Fox, Harriet Sansom Harris, Callum Keith Rennie
Director
Christopher Nolan
ScreenplayChristopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan
MusicDavid Julyan
CinematographyWally Pfister
Sound formatsDolby, Dolby Digital
SA distributor Ster-Kinekor
Made in2000
Produced byI Remember Productions, Newmarket Capital Group, Team Todd

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Craig Canavan
15
The Cape Times
Alan Glogauer
10
The Star
Craig Canavan
20
Die Burger
Francois Smith
10
Die Burger
Herman Wasserman
15
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
10
SA City Life
Tony Jackman
15
eye Weekly
Tom Lyons
15
Box Office
Shlomo Schwartzberg
15
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
20
Film Review
James Mottram
20

What the People say

Internet
8388 Netizens
18

Average .. 76%

15

Visitor Ratings

Scale (Max)20
Chris Broodryk 18

Average .. 90%

18

Visitor Comments

Chris Broodryk (21): A stunning film by Chris Nolan that breaks down the conventional narrative form to draw the viewer into the desperate existence of its protagonist. Fascinating, and with a stunning denouement that leaves you retracing your steps through the film.






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