Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a melodrama with the mix of fantastic events happening in real world. This melancholy story shows the audience a typical couple in love, which experiences a tragic crisis in their relations. Typical, depressed and boring “loser”, Joel Barish (Jim Carrey), appears on the break-up with substandard, overemotional and intrusive woman, Clementine Kruczynski (Kate Winslet). She accesses some specific services of little company, which can erase any person or event from the memory, and vanishes all the memories abo...
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... achieved the level of being valuable in understanding the inner approaches of different films. Apparently, both Alex Neill and Michel Gondry construct their projects in the way they can be analyzed together, though leaving the room for the audience to use their imagination and improve their emotional education.
Neill, Alex. “Empathy and (Film) Fiction.” Philosophy of film and motion pictures : an anthology, eds. Noel Carrol and Jinhee Choi. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. 247-259. Print.
Gaut, Berys. “Identification and Emotion in Narrative Film.” Passionate Views, eds. Carl R. Plantinga and Greg M. Smith. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press, 1999. 200-216. Print.
Noel Carroll. “Film, Emotion and Genre.” Passionate Views, eds. Carl R. Plantinga and Greg M. Smith. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press, 1999. 21-47. Print.
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