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 Amélie than just star Audrey Tautou. Here Tautou plays a woman with an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs. Romain Duris, Gad Emaleh and The Intouchables‘ Omar Sy co-star in the film that’s based on the novel by Boris Vian. It opened Wednesday in France via Studiocanal, who I hear is close to a deal with a U.S. distributor.
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 …
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