Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science- fiction comedy-drama film about an estranged couple who have each other erased from their memories, written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by  Michel Gondry. The film uses elements of science fiction,psychological thriller, and a nonlinear narrative to explore the nature of memory and romantic love.

Joel Barish (Jim Carrey) is a candidly withdrawn man and Clementine Kruczynski (Kate Winslet) is his sweetheart who is a useless free soul. They are mysteriously pulled in to one another in spite of their diverse identities.

They don’t understand it at the time, however they are previous lovers now differentiated following two years together. After an awful battle, Clementine has had her memories of their relationship eradicated from her brain. After realizing this, Joel is crushed and goes to the specialist to have the same method done. Be that as it may, while oblivious, Joel has doubts and chooses he needs to keep his memories of Clementine.

A significant part of the film happens in Joel’s mind as he tries to figure out how to protect his memories of Clementine, and two Lacuna techies Patrick (Elijah Wood) and Stan (Mark Ruffalo) attempt to delete the memories. We watch their affection and dating go in invert: The memories are gradually deleted while Joel tries his best to oppose the strategy and stow away inside his psyche.

In discrete and related story curves, the workers of Lacuna Corporation are uncovered to be more than fringe characters in scenes which further demonstrate the mischief created by the memory-modifying technique. Mary (Kirsten Dunst) has engaged in extramarital relations with the wedded Dr. Howard Mierzwiak, who heads the organization (Tom Wilkinson). She consented to have the undertaking deleted from her memory when his wife found the relationship.

Forlorn, socially awkward Patrick gets to be focused on Clementine and uses Joel’s close to home keepsakes that he provided for Lacuna as a component of the strategy so as to lure her. These sentimental entrapments turn out to have a basic impact on the primary story line of the relationship in the middle of Joel and Clementine.

When Mary learns of the issue she has had with Mierzwiak, she takes the organization’s records and sends them to every last bit of its customers. In this manner Joel and Clementine both get to listen to their introductory tape recordings at Lacuna, and subsequently understand that regardless of the fact that everything in life isn’t impeccable, their relationship can even now be advantageous.
It’s truly difficult to arrange a picture like this. While it is surely a comic drama on a few levels, it has a ton of emotional components to it, too. It is to a great degree simple to identify with the characters, and that is the thing that makes everything the more reasonable for us. Jim Carrey is totally fabulous in this, as he is exceptionally controlled and doesn’t attempt to take the show. This is the point at which you truly get to see his acting aptitudes sparkle. Kate Winslet takes the test of playing inverse of Carrey head-on and succeeds each and every time. We can’t disregard Elijah Wood, Mark Ruffalo, Kirsten Dunst and Tom Wilkinson, who additionally make the film a great deal all the more enthralling.

I have some neat special effects that aren’t over the top. Exceptionally fitting and unobtrusive that compliments the film.

Eternal  Sunshine, be that as it may, takes after no such structural plan, and occasions are exhibited in a divided, non-direct mold. In reality, the film really starts after the relationship, moving from the present to a progression of opposite request memory flashbacks and flashbacks inside flashbacks, before at last coming back to the present (whilst always entwining auxiliary plotlines including the Lacuna group). An alternate resistance of sorts is along these lines made in the story itself in the middle of memory and present occasions, with the muddled structure serving to disorientate viewers and depict the complex nature of a singular’s close to home memories.

The most striking component of cinematography in Eternal Sunshine is the just about perpetual utilization of hand-held cams

The soundscape all through the film is likewise utilized with extraordinary impact to summon air and give prompts that create gathering of people responses.

The last expressive component that obliges investigation is the utilization of altering all through Eternal Sunshine. Progression, which is the style that “creates the hallucination of a smooth, unbroken congruity crosswise over cuts by centering our consideration on story and characters and far from style”, is somewhat changed in the film, with certain memory scenes and most present scenes sticking to the traditions of this style.

Consequently, with specific consideration committed to the opening shots, it has been contended that through its mise en scene, cinematography, sound, and altering, Eternal Sunshine effectively brings out environment, characterizes character, and gives signals that produce gathering of people responses. Eventually, these complex components, in conjunction with the divided story structure of the film, subjectively depict the impacts of memory deletion inside Joel’s brain, whilst building an ambivalent story of an unavoidably fizzling sentiment.


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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 2015. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. [ONLINE] Available at: [Accessed 25 February 2015].

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Film Analysis: “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” | The Cinephile Fix. 2015. Film Analysis: “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” | The Cinephile Fix. [ONLINE] Available at: [Accessed 25 February 2015].

Movie Spoiler for the film – ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND. 2015. Movie Spoiler for the film – ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND. [ONLINE] Available at: [Accessed 25 February 2015].

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