Quotations from Momento
Momento is a mystery-drama thriller that is shown in two separate sequences: one, a series in black-and-white shown in order, and the other in color shown in reverse. The movie tells the story of Leonard Shelby, a man with anterograde amnesia who kills a man named Teddy at the beginning of the film. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Starring Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Joe Pantoliano. This movie received two Oscar nominations. Based on the shor story "Memento Mori" by Jonathan Nolan.
Momento is seen constantly ranked as one of the best films of all-time. Read some quotes from Momento below.
Leonard Shelby: I meet Sammy through work. Insurance. I was an investagator. I'd investigate the claims to see which ones were phony. I had to see through people's bullshit. It was useful experience, 'cause now it's my life.
Leonard Shelby: I have to believe in a world outside my own mind. I have to believe that my actions still have meaning, even if I can't remember them. I have to believe that when my eyes are closed, the world's still there. Do I believe the world's still there? Is it still out there?... Yeah. We all need mirrors to remind ourselves who we are. I'm no different.
Leonard Shelby: I don't feel drunk.
[as he looks at a near empty bottle of alcohol in his hand]
Teddy: You don't know who you are anymore.
Leonard Shelby: Of course I do. I'm Leonard Shelby. I'm from San Francisco.
Teddy: No, that's who you were. Maybe it's time you started investigating yourself.
Leonard Shelby: These tracks are just a few days old.
Teddy: What are you, Pocahontas?
[talking on the phone about Sammy Jankis' attempts to learn through repitition]
Leonard Shelby: Sammy had no drive, no reason to make it work.
[listens and looks at his tattoo reading "John G. raped and murdered my wife"]
Leonard Shelby: Me? Yeah, I got a reason.
Natalie: Is that what your little note says? It must be hard living your life off a couple of scraps of paper. You mix your laundry list with your grocery list you'll end up eating your underwear for breakfast.
Teddy: [checking Leonard's pulse] You're living.
Leonard Shelby: Only for revenge.
Leonard Shelby: [Running] Okay, what am I doing?
[Sees Dodd also running]
Leonard Shelby: I'm chasing this guy.
[Dodd has a gun, shoots at Leonard]
Leonard Shelby: Nope. He's chasing me.
Leonard Shelby: Now... where was I?
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