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Philosophy at the Movies | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

February 22, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Philosophy Department for a viewing of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)!

After a painful breakup, Clementine (Kate Winslet) undergoes a procedure to erase memories of her former boyfriend Joel (Jim Carrey) from her mind. When Joel discovers that Clementine is going to extremes to forget their relationship, he undergoes the same procedure and slowly begins to forget the woman that he loved. Directed by former music video director Michel Gondry, the visually arresting film explores the intricacy of relationships and the pain of loss.
  • R (Some Drug Content|Language|Some Sexual Content)
  • Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi
  • Original Language: English
  • Director: Michel Gondry


“Propelled by Charlie Kaufman’s smart, imaginative script and Michel Gondry’s equally daring directorial touch, Eternal Sunshine is a twisty yet heartfelt look at relationships and heartache.” – Rotten Tomatoes


Discussion to follow. This event is free and open to all students – pizza will be provided!


February 22, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Murhey Hall, room 116
204 Lenoir Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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