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Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior View All


Christopher Nolan (Screenplay), Christopher Nolan (Director), Jonathan Nolan (Writer) View All

Release: Oct. 11th, 2000
Runtime: 1 hour, 53 minutes
Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty of locating his wife's killer, however, is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of short-term memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he's going, or why.
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Why does leonard shelby take the clothes and the car of the drug dealer he kills at the end of the movie? I don't buy the line "It's better to have the clothes of the victim than the killer&qu...

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I do think that the film deserved the best screenplay oscar, as no other film of 2000 was as inventive, clever or original as this tremendous thriller.
Daniel M
The film is not shown in a non-linear way not directly because of Leonards condition as you may have expected but instead to keep us thinking and confused, we truly have no idea of what has happened (or happening), in a way it forces us to think like Leonard, we are trying to piece together litt....
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