Directed by Allen Coulter
Written by Will Fetters
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“Remember Me” opens on a
Robert Pattinson is dark and brooding (something new and different) as
Even though disaster darkens the past for both Ally and Tyler, it also looms ahead, completely unbeknownst to them. But living in the moment and feeling the pain as well as the pleasure makes them feel more alive than ever before.
Pattinson easily slips into the roll of grungy
Pierce Brosnan is perfectly horrible as
Besides his dim-witted roommate Aidan,
The ending of “Remember Me” is staggering and shockingly unexpected. The smaller picture of two families coping through grief suddenly explodes, bringing the tragedy they endure to a larger scale than anyone could have imagined.
“Remember Me” isn’t just a story about falling in love or dealing with grief or hating your family. It sends the message that, although we may be one small person in a vast world, our imprint will still be left behind; albeit a small one, but an impossibly important one.