About

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

8.3
12k
Directed by

Michel Gondry

Written by

Michel Gondry (Story)
Charlie Kaufman (Screenplay)
Pierre Bismuth (Story)

Runtime

108 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

You can erase someone from your mind. Getting them out of your heart is another story.

Cast

Keywords

dream love jealousy relationship amnesia relationship problems brainwashing memory heartbreak operation deja vu nonlinear timeline regret bittersweet

Photos

Lists

#86 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#238 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#5 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#73 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Michel Gondry Charlie Kaufman Pierre Bismuth

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Kate Winslet