Memento (2000)

Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby snaps Polaroids of people and places, jotting down contextual notes on the backs of photos to aid in his search and jog his memory. He even tattoos his own body in a desperate bid to remember.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 92% / Audience 94%

9/10

Rated R 1 hr 56 mins

GENRES
Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION
Christopher Nolan
CAST
Guy Pearce  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Mark Boone Junior

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Guy Pearce Leonard
Carrie-Anne Moss Natalie
Joe Pantoliano Teddy Gammell
Mark Boone Junior Burt
Russ Fega Waiter
Jorja Fox Leonard's Wife
Stephen Tobolowsky Sammy
Harriet Sansom Harris Mrs. Jankis
Thomas Lennon Doctor
Callum Keith Rennie Dodd
Kimberly Campbell Blonde
Marianne Muellerleile Tattooist