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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Jim Carrey
Kate Winslet
Kirsten Dunst
Tom Wilkinson
Elijah Wood
Mark Ruffalo
Directors
Michel Gondry
Screenwriters
Charlie Kaufman
Running Time
108 minutes

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
As weird and wonderful as ever


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Plot
Shy Joel Barish (Carrey) meets free-spirited Clementine (Winslet) and they start a rocky relationship. One day she seems not to recognise him and Barish discovers she has visited Lacuna Inc. and had all memories of him wiped. An angry Barish decides to undergo the same procedure, but begins having second thoughts.


Verdict
Eternal Sunshine is not particularly funny, or even very sunny, but it is Charlie Kaufman's first whole screenplay, and as wonderful as it is weird. Some people may find the early going tough, but this remarkable movie is in possession of a serious mind and a rare, true heart.


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