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Intimacy in “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”

The movie’s bittersweetness and the primacy of selfish love

“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” image from IMDb

The film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) uses a science-fictional trope to explore some implications of romantic intimacy.

The lead characters Joel and Clementine are the opposites that attract, and they start a relationship that works for…

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