My 150 Favorite Movies - #72
Michel Gondry directed this futuristic romantic drama about two people so destructively in love that they each pay money to have the other erased from their mind. Starring erstwhile comedic actor Jim Carrey, and frequently awarded leading lady Kate Winslet, also starring indie stalwarts Mark Ruffalo, Kirsten Dunst, Tom Wilkinson, and Elijah Wood. The film won an Oscar for Best Screenplay for groundbreaking screenwriter Charlie Kaufman. Ranked as #82 on IMDB's ranking of the top 250 favorite films.