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Figuring Trauma in Christopher Nolan’s Memento
University of Bouake
Christopher Nolan’s film, Memento, is about an individual experience of physical trauma leading to short-term memory syndrome in the central character. The film presents the story of an insurance investigator, Leonard Shelby, who is hunting for the murderer of his wife. Following a vicious attack that led to his wife’s death, Leonard Shelby has sustained a blow to the head that resulted in short-term memory loss.