Monday Movies of the Mind #9

Eternal Sunshine of the Obsessive-Compulsive Mind

The Idea: prequel to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

The Tagline: “Her mind was harder to clear.”

The Plot: Before Jim Carrey cleared his memory of Kate Winslet, she erased hers of him; and so begins Eternal Sunshine of the Obsessive-Compulsive Mind, the search for new technology (and a much longer running time) when the scientists conducting the experiment discover she has severe OCD, and cannot stop thinking about him.

Last Lines: “What’s that on my head? It feels…nice.”

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