Sadness is as good as happiness. Embrace it.

Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

In the movie , Jim Carrey plays the role of Joel, a troubled man filled with grief over a woman he can barely remember. He tries to remember her, but his memories are quickly fading. Joel, and many others in his community, had a medical procedure done to erase the memories of loved ones, including former pets.