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Gondry in 2011.

Michel Gondry (Versailles, France, May 8, 1963) is a French music video director, film director and screenwriter. He has worked two times with Charlie Kaufman: one, as the director of Human Nature, his feature debut, and another as the director and co-writer of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.[1]

Beginning his career as a music video director for French band Oui Oui, Gondry became noticed by Björk, who started a long-lasting partnership with him, leading to a successful music video directing career for Gondry.[2] He has directed videos for artists such as Radiohead, Daft Punk[3] and The Chemical Brothers. After beginning his feature career with Human Nature, he went on to become a well-regarded film director noted for his visual predicament.

The winner of an Academy Award for co-writing Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,[4] Gondry has become a successful filmmaker in recent years, writing and directing The Science of Sleep and Be Kind Rewind as well as serving as the director of 2011 superhero film The Green Hornet.[1] He is also one of the creators of the DVD series Directors Label along with Spike Jonze and Chris Cunningham.[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Michel Gondry at the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
  2. D FILE. Michel Gondry’s Bjork Videos. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
  3. D FILE. Michel Gondry Daft Punk. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
  4. Awards for Michel Gondry at the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
  5. Smells Like Music, Sperry Media. THE DIRECTOR’S LABEL COLLECTOR’S EDITION BOX SET AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 16. Retrieved November 23, 2012.