The Work of Director Michel Gondry (2003)
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Palm Video's Director's Label series compiles the short-form work of some of the most innovative names in music videos, advertisements, and short films -- some of whom have gone on to even greater success in features. Though he might be best known for his video collaborations with Björk, director Michel Gondry got his start playing drums in the French pop band Oui Oui, before his clips for the band's songs started garnering him more attention as a filmmaker than as a musician. From there, he
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Books could be written about Gondry's pieces, but this former drummer remains a rock & roller at heart. Invariably, his videos are visual invitations to bang your head.
What's refreshing about Gondry, like Spike Jonze is that he's willing to drop the budget and polish to try something new.
Comes with a few essentials, including the outstanding White Stripes video for "Fell in Love With a Girl."
Gondry has a gift for visual sleight-of-hand that simply boggles one's mind.
The work of Michel Gondry demonstrates that the music video can not only sell records, but also invest pop music with intimacy and emotion.
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