Michel Gondry Retrospective

15

Aug­2012

30

Sep­2012

DESCRIPTION

From 15 August to 30 September, a program of full-length and short films, music videos and commercials from celebrated director Michel Gondry will be presented in Moscow. The retrospective is organized alongside the interactive project Michel Gondry’s Home Movie Factory at Garage Center for Contemporary Culture and will be screened at two locations within the Gorky Park: Garage’s temporary summer pavilion on the banks of Pionersky Pond and the Pioneer Cinema.

Admission is free.

Michel Gondry's Home Movie Factory                                
                                                                                 
                                   

 

 

schedule

 

Screening Schedule, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture


Garage’s Summer Pavilion, Gorky Park


18 August 2012, 20:00

Duration: 73 minutes

Music videos:

• Junior et sa voix d’or, Oui Oui (1988, duration 2.40)

• Fire on Babylon, Sinead O’Connor (1994, duration 4.56)

• La Ville, Oui Oui (1992, duration 3.43)

• Like a Rolling Stone, The Rolling Stones (1995, duration 4.19)

• Comme un ange (qui pleure), Les Wampas (1992, duration 4.00)

• Hyperballad, Björk (1996, duration 3.48)

• Human Behavior, Björk (1993, duration 4.25)

• Everlong, Foo Fighters (1997, duration 4.50)

• La Tour de Pise, Jean-François Coen (1993, duration 3.30)

• Deadweight, Beck (1997, duration 4.42)

• Walkie Talkie Man, Steriogram (2004, duration 3.03)

• The Denial Twist, The White Stripes (2005, duration 3.20)

• Star Guitar, The Chemical Brothers (2001, duration 4.00)

• Dance Tonight, Paul McCartney (2007, duration 4.47)

• Fell in Love With a Girl, The White Stripes (2002, duration 1.54)

Short film:

How to Blow up a Helicopter, 2009, USA

Duration: 15 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry 

Stars: Ayako Fujitani, Steven Seagal

In this short film, Michel Gondry follows Ayako Fujitani, the star of his film Tokyo!, around the streets of New York City, followed by an interview with her famous father, Steven Seagal.

 


 

19 August 2012, 20:00

Duration: 68.5 minutes

Music videos:

• Un joyeux Noël, Oui Oui (1988, duration 2.00)

• Lucas With the Lid Off, Lucas (1994, duration 4.02)

• Ma maison, Oui Oui (1990, duration 3.35)

• Army of Me, Björk (1995, duration 4.35)

• Les Voyages immobiles, Etienne Daho (1992, duration 3.10)

• High Head Blues, The Black Crowes (1995, duration 4.00)

• Snowbound, Donald Fagen (1993, duration 4.52)

• Around the World, Daft Punk (1997, duration 4.01)

• She Kissed Me, Sananda Maitreya (1993, duration 3.40)

• Joga, Björk (1997, duration 3.11)

• Cell Phone’s Dead, Beck (2006, duration 4.50)

• A Change Would Do You Good, Sheryl Crow (1997, duration 3.57)

• King of the Game, Cody Chesnutt (2006, duration 2.59)

• Come Into My World, Kylie Minogue (2002, duration 4.14)

• It Can All Be Taken Away, Leafbirds (2009, duration 3.34)

• Dead Leaves & The Dirty Ground, The White Stripes (2002, duration 3.04)

• Open Your Heart, Mia Doi Todd (2010, duration 3.40)

• I Wonder, The Willowz (2004, duration 3.32) 

• How are you doing? The Living Sister (2011, duration 3.00)

Short films:

Fatal Expedition, 1987, France 

Duration: 2 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry, Jean-Louis Bompoint

A short comedy film featuring special effects that pay tribute to the French illusionist and filmmaker Georges Méliès.

 

Viva di Rosa, 1988, France

Duration: 3.09

Director: Michel Gondry

A short film featuring the work of French painter Hervé Di Rosa.

 

Three Dead People, 2004, France

Duration: 2.50

Director: Michel Gondry

A short illustrated film where three skeletons set off fireworks on the moon.

 


 

25 August 12.00, 20:00

Duration: 67.5 minutes

Music videos:

• Bolide, Oui Oui (1988, duration 2.26)

• Le Mia, IAM (1993, duration 4.00)

• Les Cailloux, Oui Oui (1989, duration 2.41)

• Isobel, Björk (1995, duration 4.25)

• Dad laisse-moi conduire la Cad, Peter & The Electro Kitsch Band (1991, duration 3.40)

• Protection, Massive Attack (1995, duration 6.34)

• Close But No Cigar, Thomas Dolby (1992, duration 4.20)

• Sugar Water, Cibo Matto (1996, duration 4.03)

• How the West Was Won, Energy Orchard (1992, duration 2.50)

• Bachelorette, Björk (1997, duration 5.11)

• Mad World, Michael Andrexs FT. Gary Jules (2004, duration 3.21)

• Gimme Shelter, The Rolling Stones (1998, duration 4.33)

• Declare Independence, Björk (2007, duration 4.22)

• Let Forever Be, The Chemical Brothers (1999, duration 3.42)

• Soleil du soir, Dick Annegarn (2008, duration 3.00)

• Knives Out, Radiohead (2001, duration 4.01)

Short films:

My Brother’s 24th Birthday, 1988, France

Duration: 4.00

Director: Michel Gondry

A short film created by Gondry on the 24th birthday of his brother Oliver ‘Twist’ Gondry.

 

The History of the World by Michel Gondry, 2008, France

Duration: 50 minutes 

Director: Michel Gondry

A short film created to announce the reopening of the Forum des Images in Paris, France.

 


 

26 August 2012, 20:00

Duration: 26 minutes

Commercials:

• Smarienberg, Smirnoff (1995, duration 1.00)

• Razr2, Motorola (2007, duration 1.00)

• Zoom, Natwest (1995, duration 1.00)

• Quand votre monde s’éclaire, EDF (2004, duration 1.00)

• Drugstore, Levi’s (1996, duration 2.00)

• Lacuna Inc. (2004, duration 0,35)

• Resignation, Polaroïd (1996, duration 1.00)

Short films:


My New New York Diary, 2008, USA

Duration: 18 minutes

Directors: Julie Doucet, Michel Gondry

In 2008, Gondry wrote to cartoonist Julie Doucet to propose that they make a film together. The duo then collaborated on a unique combination of drawing and film that places the ‘real’ Julie into her own illustrations.


 

29 September 2012, 20:00 

Duration: 46 minutes


Short films: 


Fatal Expedition, 1987, France

Duration: 2 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry, Jean-louis Bompoint

 

My Brother’s 24th Birthday, 1988, France

Duration: 4 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry

 

Viva di Rosa, 1988, France

Duration: 3.09 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry

 

Three Dead People, 2004, France

Duration: 2.50 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry

 

The History of the World by Michel Gondry, 2008, France

Duration: 50 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry

 

My New New York Diary, 2008, USA

Duration: 18 minutes

Director: Julie Doucet, Michel Gondry

 

How to Blow up a Helicopter, 2009, USA

Duration: 15 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry 

Stars: Ayako Fujitani, Steven Seagal


 


30 September 2012. 20:00

Full-length film:

 

The Thorn in the Heart, 2010, France

Duration: 86 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry 

Writer: Michel Gondry 

Stars: Suzette Gondry, Jean-Yves Gondry, Michel Gondry

Gondry chronicles the life of Gondry family matriarch, his aunt Suzette Gondry, and her relationship with her son Jean-Yves.

 

Screening Schedule, Pioner summer cinema

Gorky Park

 

15 August 2012, 22.00


Be Kind, Rewind, 2008,USA

Duration: 94 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry 

Writer: Michel Gondry 

Stars: Jack Black, Mos Def, Danny Glover


 


23 August 2012, 22.00


Human Nature, 2001, USA

Duration: 96 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry 

Writer: Charlie Kaufman 

Stars: Tim Robbins, Patricia Arquette, Rhys Ifans


 


29 August 2012, 22.00

Science of Sleep, 2006, France

Duration: 95 minutes 

Director: Michel Gondry 

Writer:  Michel Gondry  

Stars: Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou

 


 


5 September 2012, 21.30

Duration: 46 minutes


Short Films:


Fatal Expedition, 1987, France

Duration: 2 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry, Jean-louis Bompoint

 

My Brother’s 24th Birthday, 1988, France

Duration: 4 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry

 

Viva di Rosa, 1988, France

Duration: 3.09 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry

 

Three Dead People, 2004, France

Duration: 2.50 

Director: Michel Gondry

 

The History of the World by Michel Gondry, 2008, France

Duration: 50 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry

 

My New New York, 2008, USA

Duration: 18 minutes

Director: Julie Doucet, Michel Gondry

 

How to Blow up a Helicopter, 2009, USA

Duration: 15 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry 

Stars: Ayako Fujitani, Steven Seagal


 


12 September 2012, 21.00


Tokyo!, 2008, France, Japan, Korea, Germany

Duration: 105 minutes

Directors: Michel Gondry, Leos Carax, Joon-ho Bong

Stars: Ayako Fujitani, Ryo Kase and Ayumi Ito, Denis Lavant, Jean-François Balmer



19 September 2012, 21.00

 

Short films


 


26 September 2012, 21.00

The We and the I, 2012, UK, USA

Duration: 103 minutes

Director: Michel Gondry 

Writer: Michel Gondry, Jeffrey Grimshaw, Paul Proch

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