Tech: BEING CHARLIE KAUFMAN

Take a couple with a shaky union, erase their memories of each other, distort time. If you didn't get it all the first time, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is ready for repeat viewing on DVD. The disc has commentary by writer Charlie Kaufman (Adaptation), who spoke with TIME's Carolina A. Miranda.

How did the idea for the film come about?

[Director] Michel Gondry had a friend who wanted to send cards out saying you'd been erased from someone's memory. There were ideas of doing it as a thriller, like The Bourne Identity. I preferred a relationship movie.

The plot...

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