12 user 6 critic

The Work of Director Michel Gondry (2003)

1:22 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

A look at the work of director Michel Gondry, through his music videos, short films, and commercials.



Learn more

More Like This 

Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The music videos, documentaries and short stories of director and actor Spike Jonze.

Directors: Spike Jonze, Lance Bangs, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Mark Gonzales, Lauren Curry, Rico Bueno
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

An 84 minute collection of commercials, music videos and other stuff by the influential English video artist and filmmaker Chris Cunningham.

Directors: Chris Cunningham, Lance Bangs
Stars: Vanessa Eloy, Kiran Shah, Nikki Bond
Pecan Pie (Video 2003)
Short | Musical | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A man in his pajamas drives in a bed that moves like a car, while singing Elvis Presley's "Pecan Pie".

Director: Michel Gondry
Stars: Jim Carrey, Eric Judor, Ramzy Bedia
Short | Music | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A promotional video for the Daft Punk's 1997 single "Around the World ."

Director: Michel Gondry
Animation | Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The music video is a Lego animation directed by Michel Gondry. Gondry's son was featured at the beginning of the video, building Lego blocks. It was shot frame by frame with each frame ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Gondry
Stars: The White Stripes
Short | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The accompanying music video for the single was directed by Chris Cunningham and depicts the assembling of a robot with Björk's features, and her passionately kissing another robot in front of an ethereal and sterile backdrop.

Director: Chris Cunningham
Stars: Björk
Daft Punk: Da Funk (Video 1997)
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Daft Punk performs in the music video "Da Funk" from the album "Homework" recorded for Soma Records and Virgin Records. An anthropomorphic dog named 'Chuck" has a cast on his leg and walks ... See full summary »

Director: Spike Jonze
Stars: Daft Punk, Catherine Kellner, Tony Maxwell
Björk: Army of Me (Video 1995)
Short | Fantasy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Music video for Björk's Army of Me. A woman drives a huge truck, a gorilla dentist tries to steal a diamond from her mouth, and she must rescue her beautiful boyfriend from interment in a boring museum exhibition.

Director: Michel Gondry
Stars: Björk
Björk: Jóga (Video 1997)
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Music video for Björk's song Jóga from Homogenic. Spectacular aerial footage of the Icelandic volcanic wilderness equates with the expansive spirit of Björk's most majestic song.

Director: Michel Gondry
Stars: Björk
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The fictional "Torrance Community Dance Group" does improvisational dance in a mall to Fatboy Slim's "Praise You."

Director: Spike Jonze
Stars: Fatboy Slim, Michael Gier, Spike Jonze
Beastie Boys: Sabotage (Video 1994)
Short | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Set to the song, Sabotage, the Beastie Boys appear in a condensed parody of a 1970s cop show.

Director: Spike Jonze
Stars: Beastie Boys, Adam Yauch, Adam Horovitz
Björk: Bachelorette (Video 1997)
Short | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Video promo for Björk: Bachelorette.

Director: Michel Gondry
Stars: Björk


Cast overview, first billed only:
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 Tom Rowlands ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever") (as The Chemical Brothers)
Ed Simons 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 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 Sylvain Arnoux ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Karen Baird Karen Baird ... Herself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Heidi Bivens Heidi Bivens ... Herself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")
Étienne Charry Étienne Charry ... Himself (segment "I've Been Twelve Forever")


A look at the work of director Michel Gondry, through his music videos, short films, and commercials.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis




See all certifications »


Official Sites:

Director's Label




English | French

Release Date:

23 October 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Режиссер Мишель Гондри в работе See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

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 »


Edited from Björk: Army of Me (1995) See more »


Written by Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Andrew Vowles and Tracey Thorn
Performed by Massive Attack
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Great collection of material to know the genius that is Gondry
3 March 2011 | by ImdbidiaSee all my reviews

A five-hour length double-sided CD with a huge collection of Gondry's video-clips, commercials, short films and a documentary about him, which go from year 1987 to year 2003.

The video-clip collection is extensive and impressive and shows the largeness of Gondry's creativity world, from the delightful low-budget animated clips of his band Qui Qui, to the spectacular ones of modern pop-rock bands and soloists. I especially liked his videos for Bjork and the Chemical Bros, but all of them are fantastic, so different, unique and so very Gondry.

There are a few commercials, but they are just visually brilliant and impacting, less Gondry-ish so to speak, but the humor and naughtiness are still there. The one for Levis is just fantastic.

The collection of short stories is not as homogeneous and extensive, and mixes shorts that Gondry made for his family (birthday presents), others that express things that happened to him when young, and those directed to the public, still inspired in his life, with different styles and aesthetics. I loved "So Tiny" and "The Letter".

The bio-documentary is OK, and shows Gondry's childish, creative and naughty personality, but is not well structured, with bits of information missing. The figure of the father, who seems to be so important to him, is barely mentioned, but his mother is over-present. I would have liked a little bit more of biographical details and interviews from his childhood and youth friends, his brothers, and more personal things. However, the documentary focus more in his professional and creative work, giving a detailed explanation on how and why he made some videos, interviews with the bands for whom he worked, a lot of footage about his band Qui Qui, and some hints of his personal life, but very reduced. I think both things could have occupied similar space, but the professional part ends dominating the documentary. I loved that too, but it left me craving for more.

If you like Gondry and/or good quality music clips you'll enjoy this independent DVD.

0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 12 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed