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Michel Gondry

He grew up in Versailles with a family who was very influenced by pop music. When he was young, Gondry wanted to be a painter or an inventor. In the 80s he entered in an art school in Paris where he could develop his graphic skills and where he also met friends with whom he created a pop-rock band called Oui-Oui. The band released 2 albums ('... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 23 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Mood Indigo
 2013 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (Documentary)
 2011 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #9.64 (2011)
 2009 The Thorn in the Heart (Documentary)
 2009 How to Blow Up a Helicopter (Ayako's Story) (Video documentary short)
 2009 Flight of the Conchords (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Unnatural Love (2009)
 2008 Tokyo! (segment "Interior Design")
 2006 The Willowz: Seeinsquares (Video)
 2006 Nespresso... What Else? (Short)
 2005 Block Party (Documentary)
 2004 I've Been Twelve Forever (Video documentary)
 2003 Pecan Pie (Video short)
 2003 The Work of Director Michel Gondry (Video) (numerous segments)
 2001 One Day... (Short)
 2001 Massive Attack: Eleven Promos (Video) (segment "Protection")
 2001 Human Nature
 2000 D.A.F.T. (Video) (segment "Around the World")
 1999 Clip Cult Vol. 1: Exploding Cinema (Video) (video "Sugar Water")
 1999 Björk: Volumen (Video) (videos "Human Behaviour", "Army of Me", "Isobel", "Hyperballad", "Jóga", "Bachelorette")
 1998 The Letter (Short)
 1989 Vingt p'tites tours (TV Series short)
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Other Works:

Directed Music Videos for Oui-Oui La ville, Les cailloux and Ma maison See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Being surrounded by people who are creative makes you want to be creative. See more »


The director posted a short video on YouTube in 2006 titled simply "Michel Gondry Solves a Rubik's Cube With His Feet" in which he solved the famous puzzle with his toes. See more »


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