The DBL Times
December 2008 Merry Christmas! Happy Solstice! Editor: Carla Kerr
50 First Dates
Chris: It’s about a man and a woman who just has short‐term memory loss and how they fall in love and
get married. Henry meets Lucy every day and he tries everything to talk to Lucy and go out with her.
Even though he knows Lucy will forget him each day, he still persists. Finally they get married.
Robbie: It’s a lovely film. Henry Roth loves Lucy. Lucy loves Henry Roth. But Lucy can’t remember Henry
Roth after 24 hours. Henry Roth doesn’t abandon Lucy, so they have love in life. They build a nice life
together. They have a nice future!
Nikka: This film was a romantic comedy, and talked about Lucy and Henry. Lucy lost her memory in an
accident and she lost her short‐term memory every night.
Henry was the man who fell in love with Lucy and had the patience to make her fall in love every day.
The film started talking about Henry. He was a flirtatious guy and was always lying to the girls and just
One day he met Lucy and went to talk with her, but he really didn’t know that she had this “problem.”
After this, all the film was about Henry making Lucy fall in love with him every day. However there were
some days that things didn’t work. And he needed to think about the future.
Everything changed when Lucy decided to break up with Henry. And he decided to take a trip in a boat
for about one year. When he was going on his journey, Lucy’s father appeared and brought a cd with the
songs that made Henry remember every moment with Lucy. He thought that the cd was a sign and
returned to talk to Lucy. She was working as an art teacher.
When Henry came and asked about Lucy, she showed him her studio and all the pictures that she had
painted had Henry’s face. And they got married and had a daughter. Also, they made the trip.
Every morning Lucy woke up and saw a video tape that had everything that happe