113 mins
8 / 10 (29341)


Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest of vengeance to find out who murdered his wife. His pursuit is compounded by the rare and untreatable form of memory loss he suffers from. Shelby uses notes and tattoos to aid his trip (and ours) down his memory lane.

MUBI's take

A murder mystery told through non-linear timelines, Christopher Nolan’s breakthrough film is now a fascinating example of a director discovering and refining career-long obsessions and techniques. But most importantly, Memento is endlessly inventive, perfectly calibrated, and emotionally rich.