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.
Memento (2000) Review
Christopher Nolan’s Memento is a loose adaptation of the short story Memento Mori, written by his brother Jonathan Nolan and based on a concept he pitched to Chris during a road trip the two took in the late 90s. Since its critically acclaimed release, it has become a film many cite as one of the best of its decade.
Memento Remake: A Nightmare
Back in 2012 Colin Farrell said, Hollywood. It lacks originality. Remake sucks, although the man himself starred in the remake of the hit early 90s classic Total Recall, which not only bombed at the box-office in 2012, but was also an abysmal product at all levels.
Christopher Nolan's Memento Getting Remade
In a bizarre and, frankly, unwelcome surprise, Christopher Nolan's brilliant 2002 film Memento has been acquired by AMBI Pictures, and has been announced for a remake.