He goes home with her and they sleep together. An unsuccessful romantic lover remembers the times when it worked. And Gondry is waiting on a windy platform, wondering why this mysterious blue-haired girl in an orange hoodie seems. A year of forgetting, but not forgetting enough. The secret of communicating with another person, I suspect, may be in communicating with who he thinks he is. All we know is that an obscure company in Boston offers to erase your memories of a particular person or anything else. Eternal touched a certain part of you, your heart that most shows never did.
Indeed, it's a film built around Meet Cutes, some not so Cute. The heart is no more a vital organ. In fact they have met before and were in love, but it ended badly and they both had the memory erased. We more readily recall pleasure than pain. Mierzwiak functions as the Prospero figure, lending gravitas to an absurd premise.
I was about to rekindle an old romance a year after it first imploded. Kate, on the other hand, brought Clementine to new heights as the bubbly and brutally honest lass who you love and hate. The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Joel lets Clementine invade his obscure childhood memories so that he can preserve some of his residual feelings. The disconnects are explained by his fragmented memories of when that they were together before, during and after the erasure.
Maybe he has forgotten to remember her. I vowed to wipe out every memory of the movie from my pained mind. To the character, it's his life, and there's nothing funny about it. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with. In my head, the idea of two lovers repeatedly gravitating towards each other despite the promise of doomed fate morphed into the tale of a desperate couple repeatedly visiting each other to sustain their slender shot at togetherness. A solemn, worried man named Joel takes a train for no reason and at a station encounters Clementine , who thinks they've met before.
They'll credit you with insight. Carrey and Winslet did a perfect job acting as Joel and Clementine respectively. His screenplays require actors who can keep a straight face in the center of farce. They remember the physicality of making the film, but remain curiously aloof about its psychology. A drunk remembers the good times better than the hangovers. His head is encased in a sort of aluminum football helmet attached to an alarmingly small laptop controlled by a technician named Stan , who drinks beer with his co-worker Mary. Knowing nothing of what was happening in their minds, I wondered if the anxious and angry ones had some notion of who they were and that something was wrong.
Not that we're required to piece it all together. I thought the film was designed to remind us of the elastic umbilical cord that connects bitter lovers; the thin line separating birth from rebirth was defined by the symbiotic equation between time elapsed and thoughts eroded. Mierzwiak , who is alarmed, as well he might be. Directed by former music video director Michel Gondry, the visually arresting film explores the intricacy of relationships and the pain of loss. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realizes that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.
Inside the helmet, Joel struggles desperately to resist the loss of his memories of Clementine. A failed political candidate remembers the applause. Maybe he — we — never really left Montauk. Keaton never allowed himself a smile or a wink; Chaplin a few smiles, but too many. Directed by former music video director Michel Gondry, the visually arresting film explores the intricacy of relationships and the pain of loss. A year later, we separated.
When Joel discovers that Clementine is going to extremes to forget their relationship, he undergoes the same procedure and slowly begins to forget the woman that he loved. Advertisement In his screenplay for the film, has a character quote some lines by Alexander Pope: How happy is the blameless vestal's lot! A fragile heart When I rewatched the film in 2009, the heart was fragile. It was my first — and I hoped, last — romantic relationship. When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. Storyline: A man, Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend Clementine underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same.