• Novo (2002)


Release Date: 2002

R |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

After an injury, Graham (Eduardo Noriega) suffers from short-term memory loss, which causes him to fall back into the abyss of amnesia every 10 minutes. Those around him both profit and suffer from his condition -- his sex-crazed boss, Sabine (Nathalie Richard), tricks him into regular trysts, while his family tries to come to terms with the situation. But when temp Irene (Anna Mouglalis) starts working at Graham's company, they fall into an affair that begins to make a mark on his memory.

Cast: Eduardo Noriega, Anna Mouglalis, Nathalie Richard, Éric Caravaca, Paz Vega, Lény Bueno

Director: Jean-Pierre Limosin

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Alta Films S.A

Keywords: Offbeat, Cheeky, Love, Transformation, Office, Son, 2000s, Family, Wife, Engaging, Doctor

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Phil HallFilm Threat

    This sounds an awful lot like "Memento." But unlike that movie, the French-Swiss-Spanish-Italian co-production Novo opts for a Eurotrash sex comedy approach instead. show more

  • 63
    Ken FoxTV Guide Magazine

    Despite its philosophical pretensions, the film is fairly lightweight, and its good-looking cast and sleek production values are more memorable than any of its heady themes. show more

  • 63
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    Imagine that, instead of trying to solve his wife's murder, the amnesiac character in Christopher Nolan's "Memento" had gone on "50 First Dates." That comes close to describing French director Jean-Pierre Limosin's playfully sexy tale of memory lapse. show more

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