Memento — Telling a Story In Reverse

What most people remember most about Christopher Nolan’s 2000 film, Memento, is not its premise, but rather the way the story is told. In this video essay, Lessons from the Screenplay analyzes how Nolan managed to tell such a compelling story in reverse chronological order.

 

 


Unconventional Story Structure


Crime Thriller


Crime Thriller


Drama/Mystery


Christopher Nolan


Memento