Stephane Miroux works in Paris for a calendar production company. He makes up for the monotony in his life through his dreams. He is held captive by the people in his dreams, but when he falls in love with his next door neighbour, Stephanie, he realizes that he will have to try to wake himself up and take control of his own imaginings if he wants to capture his dream girl. Although initially charmed by his eccentricities, Stephanie soon begins to see the more worrying side of loving someone living in an imaginary world. —screenrush.co.uk
Pioneering director Michel Gondry’s remarkable creative energy and ability to innovate have resulted in some of the most visually stunning music videos in the history of the medium, and his wild imagination and organic, childlike imagery raised the bar of what one could achieve in the short format. In particular, his technique of placing numerous cameras around a subject and combining the images to form a visually astonishing sweeping effect has become so popular that it has since gone on to achieve timeless notoriety in such films as the The Matrix. With a family background that consists of a number of inventors and technological innovators, Gondry, not surprisingly, is seen as a bottomless wealth of imaginative innovation.
Michel Gondry is a native of Versailles who was raised in a freethinking family that encouraged and supported his creative endeavors; his parents harbored a deep love of pop music and the works of Duke Ellington, in particular. Gondry’s grandfather Constant… read more
As much as I love “Eternal Sunshine”, it seems like the more I watch “science of sleep”, the more I start to think this MIGHT be Michel Gondry’s best film so far. Even though the movie has a lot of… read review
I like this film then I dislike this film then I like this film… I go around in circles trying to make up my mind and I think it feels like it was a dream, some parts are stupid and some parts are… read review
A beautiful gem of a film. The imagination on display in the dream sequences is inspiring: from cut-out cardboard cities to patchwork toy horses gallaping around fields. There’s a gentle humour running… read review