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Michel Gondry

France

Biography

Michel Gondry (born May 8, 1963) is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is noted for his inventive visual style and distinctive manipulation of mise en scène. He won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 2004 as one of the writers of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

His other films include the surrealistic science fantasy comedy The Science of Sleep (2006), the comedy-drama Be Kind Rewind (2008), the superhero action comedy The Green Hornet (2011), the drama The We and the I (2012), and the romantic drama Mood Indigo (2013).


Filmography:
Feature films
Human Nature (2001)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
The Science of Sleep (2006)
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
The Green Hornet (2011)
The We and the I (2012)
Mood Indigo (2013)

Documentaries
Vingt p'tites tours (1989)
I've Been Twelve Forever (2003)
The Work of Director Michel Gondry (2003)
Dave Chappelle's Block Party (2005)
The Thorn in the Heart (2009)
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

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Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?: An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky

Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy? (Orig.) / 2013 / France / 88 min

A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.

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