2004. USA. Dir: Michel Gondry. With Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet. 108 min.
Upon learning that his former girlfriend has undergone a memory erasure procedure to forget their relationship, a soft-spoken man decides to do the same. Dazzling, dreamlike imagery and sci-fi wonder show the memories of a couple in reverse, as Gondry stretches an already poignant Charlie Kaufman script to its emotional breaking point.
1998. USA. Dir: Peter Weir. With Jim Carrey, Laura Linney. 103 min.
Have you ever had the funny feeling that everyone you’ve ever met is an actor and your life is secretly an über-popular staged reality TV show broadcast to the world 24 hours a day? Those prone to paranoia beware: this poignant satire’s story of a man whose perfect world begins to (literally) fall apart may just make you question everything.