• May 8, 1963
  • Versailles, France
  • Male
  • French

Michel Gondry

Biography

Michel Gondry is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He was born in Versailles, France, in 1963 and first gained recognition as a music video director, working with artists such as Daft Punk and The White Stripes. Gondry's feature film debut was the 2004 romantic comedy "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," which was a critical and commercial success and earned him an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. He has since directed several other films, including "The Science of Sleep" (2006) and "The Green Hornet" (2011). Gondry is known for his imaginative, surrealist visual style and his ability to blend comedy and drama in his films. He has won several awards throughout his career, including a BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay.

Filmography

Movie NameRelease Date
Be Kind Rewind February 22, 2008
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind March 19, 2004