Michel Gondry‘s animated documentary Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy? will world premiere as the closing night selection at the DOC NYC Festival next month. For the film, the French helmer recorded conversations with professor, linguist and political philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky on his theory of the emergence of language. That sounds terribly high-brow, but Gondry’s hand-drawn animation lends a sense of whimsy to the deep-thought proceedings. Sundance Selects has North American rights. Here’s the trailer:
This is the first subtitled look at Michel Gondry‘s upcoming Mood Indigo (L’Ecume Des Jours). Judging by the below, and by the previous French-only versions, the Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind director’s whimsical fantasy looks like it may have more in common with Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s … Read More »
Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris fall in love, marry, and endure a most unusual illness in Michel Gondry‘s first French-language feature Mood Indigo (L’écume des jours), which will test the critical cache that’s been slipping since Gondry followed his Oscar-winning 2004 pic Eternal Sunshine … Read More »
The 2012 Cannes Film Festival has announced its Directors’ Fortnight sidebar, naming the Michel Gondry-directed The We And The I as the opening film. There will be 21 films, 18 of which are premieres from … Read More »
EXCLUSIVE: After Dan Aloni exited CAA and was quickly named a WME partner, the big question was how many of the clients he worked with would jump. Deadline told you that his biggest client, Chris Nolan, declared before … Read More »
Jane Campion, director of Bright Star and Portrait of a Lady, and Brit auteur Lynne Ramsay, whose We Need To Talk About Kevin is In Competition this year, both first appeared at Cannes in this short film sidebar, so it’s worth … Read More »
Film director Michel Gondry is to head up the short film and Cinéfondation jury of the 64th Festival de Cannes, following in the footsteps of Atom Egoyan, Hou Hsiao Hsien, Martin Scorsese and John Boorman.
Michel Gondry is adapting and is attached to direct Ubik, the legendary book by scifi author Philip K. Dick. Steve Zaillian and Steve Golin are producing through Film Rites and Anonymous Content, with Golin putting up the financing for development … Read More »