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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

[cert 15, 108 mins]

The story is told in a circular fashion, with a
fractured narrative. The plot though is essentially
this: Joel discovers that the tumultuous relationship
with his girlfriend, Clementine has been entirely
wiped from her memory. She has no idea who he is
and their mutual friends have been asked not to
discuss Joel, or even bring up his name. Joel
discovers that she was able to do this by going to
the Lacuna Corporation. So he decides to erase his
memory too, but discovers, as his memories of
Clementine are being singled out for erasure, that
he doesn't want to forget her.

Still from the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Director: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Gerry Robery Byrne, Elijah Wood

Level: AS, A2, GCSE

Subjects: English, Film Studies, Media Studies

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