Released in the USA on January 20 of 2001, "Memento" is a Crime/Mystery/Thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan, and written by Christopher Nolan (screenplay) . Guy Pearce and Carrie-Anne Moss are starring, alongside Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior, Russ Fega and Jorja Fox.
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Who directed "Memento":
Memento was directed by Christopher Nolan, an English director, writer, producer, cinematographer, and actor.
Before making Memento, Christopher Nolan had directed Following, released in 1998. Since, he directed Insomnia, released in 2002, Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), Inception (2010), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), and Interstellar (2014).
When was "Memento" released:
Memento was initally released in the United States on Saturday, January 20, 2001. Also released on Saturday, January 20, 2001 have been Fish in a Barrel (dir. Kent Dalian) and Double Whammy (dir. Tom DiCillo). This was eighteen (18) years ago.
It has been released on Saturday, October 14, 2000 in the United Kingdom; Saturday, September 09, 2000 in Canada; Thursday, September 07, 2000 in France; Tuesday, July 24, 2001 in Germany; Tuesday, September 05, 2000 in Italy; Friday, January 19, 2001 in Spain; Thursday, April 12, 2001 in Australia and on Saturday, November 03, 2001 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Memento":
At the casting of Memento we find Guy Pearce, previously seen in Ravenous (1999) and A Slipping-Down Life (1999); Carrie-Anne Moss (The Crew (2000), The Matrix (1999)); Joe Pantoliano (Ready to Rumble (2000), The Life Before This (1999)) [ more... ]
- Mark Boone Junior and Joe Pantoliano can also be seen in Unknown, released in 2006.
- Larry Holden and Mark Boone Junior also worked together in Batman Begins, released in 2005.
- Callum Keith Rennie and Joe Pantoliano also worked together in The Life Before This, released in 1999.
What is the Storyline of "Memento":
A backwards sequence is shown. It starts with the Polaroid photograph of a dead man. As the sequence plays backwards the photo reverts to its undeveloped state, entering the camera before the man is shot in the head. This is followed by interspersed black-and-white and color sequences, with the black-and-white sequences taking place chronologically before the color sequences.
The black-and-white sequences begin with Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce) in a motel room speaking to an unnamed telephone caller [...]
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