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ReFocus: The Films of Michel Gondry

Marcelline Block and Jennifer Kirby

Abstract

The acclaimed French auteur behind the mind-bending modern classic Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, Michel Gondry has directed innovative, ground-breaking films and documentaries, episodes of the acclaimed television show Kidding and some of the most influential music videos in the history of the medium. In this book, a range of international scholars offers a comprehensive study of this significant and influential figure, covering his French and English-language films and videos, and framing Gondry as a transnational ... More

Keywords: Michel Gondry, French cinema, Transnational, Transcultural, Identity, Surrealism, Memory, Music video, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474456012
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456012.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marcelline Block, editor
LIM College

Jennifer Kirby, editor

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Contents

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Introduction Michel Gondry as Transcultural Auteur

Marcelline Block and Jennifer Kirby

Part I Dreams, Play, and Whimsy

Part II French Cinema and Identity

Part III Narrative and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Part IV Gondry in/on America

Part V Multi-Media: Music Video and Television

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