Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Plot Summary:
If you are a fan of genre mixture films with the elements of romance, fantasy and timeless issues about feelings between man and woman, the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is exactly for you. Another creation of Focus Features Studio has turned out to be one of the most controversial films, which has won quite a lot of professional cinema awards including Oscar 2005 for the best original script. It can also boast a winning British Academy Awards for best original script and best editing. Overall one can find that this movie has a heap of other noble prizes and it would take a page to describe all of them. Various reviews, both positive and controversial ones, confirm that the film is worth seeing and the message it sends does make people muse over it.
This film tells us the story of Joel Barish (Jim Carrey), who is frustrated due to the fact that his girlfriend Clemetnine (Kate Winslet) underwent the procedure of erasing all memories about him from her memory. Having found out of this fact Joel makes a decision to kick back. But everything is not so simple as it might seem from the first sight. The process of erasing Joel's memory went wrong and he had enough time to realized how many sweet moments he had with Clementine. Despite the fact they both got their memories clean, they still got a second chance to restore their relationships and make them end in more happy way.
This film can be a kind of inspiration for those who have doubts whether to take some actions to fight for love or not. This story might give answers what the real feelings are and if they are worth struggling for. Are you the one? Then you can opt for this romantic movie like an impuls for further actions.
The cast selection makes the story more colorful and realistic and confirms that the love is such a feeling that is habitual to all people despite their social status and financial position. It proves one more time that money, privileges and other things that make our life easier, are nothing if there is no one who loves you for who you are.
Of course, the story might seem strange and queer for those who got accustomed to take life too easy. On the other hand, it makes thoughtful viewers be in search of right life decisions think, what to do in this or that situation. So Michel Gondry, either inspired by his own experience or just sending a message through his movie, has shown that real feelings are what helps people to live 'full' life.
|Genres:||Science Fiction/Fantasy | Romance | Comedy|
|Produced in:||United States|
|Starring:||Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Elijah Wood, Mark Ruffalo|
|Directed by:||Michel Gondry|
|Produced by:||Glenn Williamson|
8.5 out of 10 (278,058 votes)
|Running Time:||1 hr. 48 min.|
New York, USA