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A look at the work of director Michel Gondry, through his music videos, short films, and commercials. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Beck ... Himself (segment "Deadweight" and "I've Been Twelve Forever")

Björk ... Herself (numerous segments)
The Chemical Brothers ... Themselves (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Tom Rowlands ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever") (as The Chemical Brothers)
Ed Simons ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever") (as The Chemical Brothers)
Miho Hatori ... Herself (segments "Sugar Water" and "I've Been Twelve Forever") (as Cibo Matto)
Yuka Honda ... Herself (segments "Sugar Water" and "I've Been Twelve Forever") (as Cibo Matto)

Daft Punk ... Themselves (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")

Dave Grohl ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")

Jack White ... Himself (segments "Dead Leaves & the Dirty Ground" - "The Hardest Button to Button" and "I've Been Twelve Forever") (as The White Stripes)

Meg White ... Herself (segments "Dead Leaves & the Dirty Ground" - "The Hardest Button to Button" and "I've Been Twelve Forever") (as The White Stripes)
Sylvain Arnoux ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Karen Baird ... Herself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Heidi Bivens ... Herself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Étienne Charry ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Lauri Faggioni ... Herself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
François Gondry ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Marie-Noëlle Gondry ... Herself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Paul Gondry ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Twist ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Valdís Óskarsdóttir ... Herself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Nicolas Dufournet ... Himself (segment "Oui Oui Concert at La Tour Eiffel")
Matthieu Ballet ... Himself (segment "Oui Oui Concert at La Tour Eiffel")

Michel Gondry ... Himself (numerous segments)
Elodie Saada ... Aurélie (segment "La Lettre")
Thomas Mouty ... Stephane (segment "La Lettre")
Jérôme Monot ... The Brother (segment "La Lettre")
Frédéric Daniel ... Aurelie's Father (segment "La Lettre")
Ilda Mouty ... Aurelie's Mother (segment "La Lettre")

David Cross ... The Turd (segment "One Day...")

Jim Carrey ... The Driver (segment "Pecan Pie")
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Akhenaton ... Himself (segment "Je Danse Le Mia") (uncredited)

Patricia Arquette ... (segment "Like a Rolling Stone") (uncredited)
Thomas Bangalter ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever") (uncredited)

Ramzy Bedia ... (segment "Pecan Pie") (uncredited)

Jean-Michel Bernard ... Farfisa Organ salesman (uncredited)
Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever") (uncredited)
Robert del Naja ... Himself (segment "Protection") (uncredited)

Foo Fighters ... Themselves (segment "Everlong") (uncredited)

Taylor Hawkins ... Himself (segment "Everlong") (uncredited)

Mick Jagger ... Himself (segment "Like a Rolling Stone") (uncredited)

Eric Judor ... (segment "Pecan Pie") (uncredited)
Stephanie Landwehr ... Girl (segment "Let Forever Be") (uncredited)
Grant Marshall ... Himself (segment "Protection") (uncredited)
Massive Attack ... Themselves (segment "Protection") (uncredited)
Nate Mendel ... Himself (segment "Everlong") (uncredited)

Kylie Minogue ... Herself (segments "Come Into My World" and "I've Been Twelve Forever") (uncredited)

Keith Richards ... Himself (segment "Like a Rolling Stone") (uncredited)

The Rolling Stones ... Themselves (segment "Like a Rolling Stone") (uncredited)
Pat Smear ... Himself (segment "Everlong") (uncredited)
Tracey Thorn ... Herself (segment "Protection") (uncredited)
Mushroom Vowles ... Himself (segment "Protection") (uncredited)

Charlie Watts ... Himself (segment "Like a Rolling Stone") (uncredited)

Ronnie Wood ... Himself (segment "Like a Rolling Stone") (uncredited)

Directed by
Lance Bangs (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Jeff Buchanan (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Michel Gondry (numerous segments)
Cyril Merle (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Adrian Scartascini (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Writing credits
Michel Gondry (written by) (segment "La Lettre")

Michel Gondry (written by) (segment "One Day...")

Jim Carrey (written by) (segment "Pecan Pie")

Produced by
Lance Bangs .... co-producer
Georges Bermann .... producer (numerous segments) (as Georges Berman)
Myriam Bismuth .... producer (segment "Joga")
Jason Bistarkey .... producer (segment "One Day...")
Richard Brown .... producer
Pete Chambers .... executive producer (segment "Bachelorette", "Joga", "Protection")
Toby Courlander .... executive producer (segments "Drugstore", "Resignation", "Smarienberg")
Paul DeGooyer .... executive producer
Dan Dickenson .... executive producer (segments "Come Into My World", "Dead Leaves And The Dirty Ground", "Fell In Love With A Girl")
Yannick Dupas .... producer (segment "Come Into My World")
Steven Elliot .... producer (segment "Army of Me")
Julie Fong .... producer
Cathy Hood .... producer (segment "Isobel")
Ulfur H. Hrobjartsson .... producer (segment "Joga")
Matthew Justice .... producer (segment "Smarienberg")
Vincent Landay .... executive producer
Charlotte Lepot .... executive producer (segment "Fell In Love With A Girl")
Charlotte Lepot .... producer (segments "Star Guitar", "Come Into My World)
Inigo Lezzi .... producer (segments "Lucas With the Lid Off", "Protection")
Laurie Malaga .... executive producer (segment "Deadweight")
Michel Maniot .... line producer (segment "Human Behavior")
Claire Marquet .... producer (segment "Fell In Love With A Girl")
John Moule .... producer (segment "Sugar Water")
Mark Murrell .... producer (segment "Dead Leaves And The Dirty Ground")
Adrian Scartascini .... producer (segment "One Day...")
Lou Stellato .... executive producer: MTV2
Simon Poon Tip .... producer (segments "Hyper-Ballad", "Resignation")
Original Music by
Marie-Noëlle Gondry (segments "I've Been Twelve Forever", "La Lettre")
Michel Gondry (segment "One Day...")
Cinematography by
Lance Acord (segments "Bachelorette", "Let Forever Be")
Lance Bangs (segment "The Hardest Button to Button")
Olivier Cariou (segment "La Lettre")
Michel Gondry (segments "Joga", "The Hardest Button to Button")
Phil Klemmer (segment "Drumb and Drumber")
Alex Lamarque (segments "Around the World", "Come Into My World")
Max Malkin (segment "Deadweight")
Tim Maurice-Jones (numerous segments)
Pierre Rouger (segment "Everlong")
Harris Savides (segment "Like a Rolling Stone")
Adrian Scartascini (segment "One Day...")
Jean-Louis Bompoint (segment "Les Cailloux") (uncredited)
Film Editing by
Jeff Buchanan (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Samuel Danési (segment "Fell In Love With A Girl")
Olivier Gajan (segment "Human Behavior")
François Gilgy (segment "Human Behavior")
Olivier Gondry (segment "Star Guitar")
Andy Grieve (segment "The Hardest Button to Button")
Geoff Hounsell (segment "The Hardest Button to Button")
Russell Icke (numerous segments)
Charles Johnston (segment "The Hardest Button to Button")
Philippe Kotlarski (segment "La Lettre")
John Murray (segment "Deadweight")
François Nemeta (segment "Oui Oui Concert at La Tour Eiffel")
Lost Planet (segment "One Day...")
Jeffrey Stevens (segment "One Day...")
Art Direction by
K.K. Barrett (segment "Let Forever Be")
Jean-Pascal Chalard (segment "Around the World")
Gilles Chapat (segment "Lucas With the Lid Off")
Christopher Chesney (segment "Dead Leaves & the Dirty Ground")
Robbie Freed (segments "Levi's: Drugstore" and "Smirnoff: Smarienberg")
Samantha Gore (segment "Bachelorette")
Marc Homes (segment "Sugar Water")
William Lakoff (segment "Everlong")
Happy Massee (segment "The Hardest Button to Button")
Pierre Pell (segment "Come Into My World")
Production Management
Raffi Adlan .... production manager
Gina Fortunato .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bertrand Delpierre .... first assistant director (segment "Like a Rolling Stone")
François Nemeta .... assistant director
Xavier Wakefield .... first assistant director (segment: "Army of Me")
Sound Department
Jon Spira .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Christophe Deroo .... camera operator (segment: "Lou Bennet")
Jean Marc Mirete .... still photographer (segment "Like a Rolling Stone")
Animation Department
Sébastien Fau .... animator (segment "Fell In Love with a Girl")
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Karen Baird .... costume designer (segment: "The Hardest Button to Button")
Heidi Bivens .... costume designer (segment: "The Hardest Button to Button")
Music Department
Bruno Mercere .... music mixer
Other crew
Becky Hutner .... intern
Katya Mokolo .... production assistant (segment "Lou Bennet") (segment: "Lou Bennet")
Katie Mulligan .... intern
Molly Mullin .... assistant to David Koh
Mary Osborne .... interview transcriptor
Amro Hamzawi .... thanks

Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial Effects
  • BUF
  • Duran (segment "Fell In Love with a Girl")
  • Mikros Image (segment "Fell In Love with a Girl")
  • The Mill (segment "The Hardest Button to Button")
Other Companies
  • Lost Planet  editing (segment "The Hardest Button to Button")

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USA:300 min
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Did You Know?

The White Stripes famous "Fell In Love With A Girl" lego video took over two months to complete. Every shot was done by hand, and changing a single block required much of the "sets" to be rebuilt.See more »
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Do I offend ??, 26 March 2007
Author: CelluloidRehab ( from Hell's Kitchen, NYC

So far this is one of seven in the director series compilations (the others being Chris Cunningham, Anton Corbijn, Jonathan Glazer, Mark Romanek, Stephane Sednaoui, and Spike Jonez). These would definitely be considered the new wave, MTV generation type directors. These directors are fully integrated into a visual medium. I would love to see who the series go to next.

You might remember Michel Gondry from Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Chappelle's Bloc Party. Prior to these movies he became famous for doing stunning music videos for artists like the White Stripes and Bjork.

This is mostly a collection of the various music videos that he has done from about 1986 to 2003. Out of the all the music video's I have to pick 5 as my favorite.

1) Daft Punk - around the world. Trippy and surreal dance number consisting of aliens, skeletons, mummies, and a few women.

2) Kylie Minogue - come into my world. Kylie's Mobius trip from her dry cleaner + 1.

3) White Stripes - fell in love with a girl. Lego land video is simply amazing.

4) White Stripes - the hardest button to button. Recurring Michel theme of duplication.

5) Cibo Matto - sugar water. Split screen asynchronous story that has a focal point in the middle.

This is basically a compilation of the work of the director. It includes his music videos, commercials, and other projects. This is their portfolio. The Director's Series is the great thing as you see the influences and evolution of the director. I also enjoyed the Levi's commercial, with the truck driver. I highly recommend this and the other DVDs in this series.

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