Memento

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1hr 53mins // directed by:Christopher Nolan // featuring:Guy Pierce, Joe Pantoliano, Carrie Ann Moss

Before directing The Dark Knight and Inception, Christopher Nolan made his mark with this indie sleeper hit, a neo-noir tour de force that’s “like an existential crossword puzzle, or a pungent 50's B-thriller with a script by Jorge Luis Borges.” (The New York Times)

Told in reverse chronological order, Memento follows former insurance investigator Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce) as he doggedly searches for his wife’s murderer despite his own severe memory loss. Leonard suffers from anterograde amnesia, a condition that makes it impossible for him to form new memories. Incapable of remembering anything for more than a few minutes, he relies on an elaborate system of notes, Polaroid snapshots and crucial facts tattooed on his body to remind himself where he is, what he’s found out, and what he should do next. Aiding him in his search for his wife’s killer – or perhaps using his unreliable memory for their own ends – are a cheerful and ubiquitous fellow named Teddy (Joe Pantoliano) and Natalie (Carrie-Anne Moss), a beautiful bartender. As the story of Leonard’s investigation unfolds backwards, each scene revealing new bits of information, an alternating narrative, involving an insurance claimant (Stephen