Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Watch: Vince Vaughn Has 'Unfinished Business' In NSFW First Trailer Watch: Vince Vaughn Has 'Unfinished Business' In NSFW First Trailer Watch: Jennifer Aniston Gets Noxious & Finally Unglams Herself In The First Trailer For ‘Cake’ Watch: Jennifer Aniston Gets Noxious & Finally Unglams Herself In The First Trailer For ‘Cake’ Watch: Wes Anderson's Original Black And White Short ‘Bottle Rocket’ Watch: Wes Anderson's Original Black And White Short ‘Bottle Rocket’ Review: 'Horrible Bosses 2' Starring Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jason Bateman, Chris Pine And Christoph Waltz Review: 'Horrible Bosses 2' Starring Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jason Bateman, Chris Pine And Christoph Waltz Watch: 2-Hour 'Deleted Magic' Explores Deleted Scenes & Alternate Footage From The Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Watch: 2-Hour 'Deleted Magic' Explores Deleted Scenes & Alternate Footage From The Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Watch: Darren Aronofsky's 'Dog Vs. Monkey' Wrestling Video Watch: Darren Aronofsky's 'Dog Vs. Monkey' Wrestling Video New Character And Plot Details Emerge For 'True Detective' Season 2 As More Cast Members Confirmed New Character And Plot Details Emerge For 'True Detective' Season 2 As More Cast Members Confirmed James Gunn Says Shared Universe Model Is "Flawed," Plus Listen To "Awesome Mixtape Volume Zero" For 'Guardians' James Gunn Says Shared Universe Model Is "Flawed," Plus Listen To "Awesome Mixtape Volume Zero" For 'Guardians' Christian Bale Admits He Was Initially "Jealous" When Ben Affleck Was Cast As Batman Christian Bale Admits He Was Initially "Jealous" When Ben Affleck Was Cast As Batman Watch: James Franco Feels 'The Color Of Time' In New Trailer With Mila Kunis Watch: James Franco Feels 'The Color Of Time' In New Trailer With Mila Kunis Watch: Zac Efron Talks About His Masturbation Techniques In 'The Interview' Segment With James Franco Watch: Zac Efron Talks About His Masturbation Techniques In 'The Interview' Segment With James Franco First Look Images: Patrick Stewart As A Neo-Nazi In 'Blue Ruin' Director Jeremy Saulnier's 'Green Room' & More First Look Images: Patrick Stewart As A Neo-Nazi In 'Blue Ruin' Director Jeremy Saulnier's 'Green Room' & More Watch: First Trailer For 'The Age Of Adaline' Starring Blake Lively, Ellen Burstyn And Harrison Ford Watch: First Trailer For 'The Age Of Adaline' Starring Blake Lively, Ellen Burstyn And Harrison Ford Watch: 3 Graphic, Very NSFW Clips From Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac Vol II — Director's Cut' Watch: 3 Graphic, Very NSFW Clips From Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac Vol II — Director's Cut' The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 2013/2014 Season The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 2013/2014 Season Ranking The 10 Best And 10 Worst Villains In Superhero Movies Ranking The 10 Best And 10 Worst Villains In Superhero Movies 21 Movies About Weird, Kinky Or Compulsive Sex 21 Movies About Weird, Kinky Or Compulsive Sex SXSW Review: Spierig Brothers 'Predestination'  Starring Ethan Hawke SXSW Review: Spierig Brothers 'Predestination' Starring Ethan Hawke 20 Survival Films That Will Take You Into The Abyss 20 Survival Films That Will Take You Into The Abyss All The Songs In 'Pitch Perfect' Including La Roux, David Guetta, Azealia Banks, Nicki Minaj & More All The Songs In 'Pitch Perfect' Including La Roux, David Guetta, Azealia Banks, Nicki Minaj & More

First Official & Wonderfully Strange Images From Michel Gondry's 'Mood Indigo' Starring Audrey Tautou & Romain Duris

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist June 8, 2012 at 8:58AM

It has been a while since Michel Gondry fans got a film from the director that was, well, Michel Gondry-esque. His last three features have been a documentary ("The Thorn In The Heart"), a mainstream superhero flick ("Green Hornet") and a lo-fi indie ("The We And The I"), the latter two of which found his whimsical flourishes mostly pushed to the sidelines. But as the plethora of set pics from his latest endeavor "Mood Indigo" have revealed, this will be full on Gondry with strange props galore, and now the first official images from the movie give an even closer look at the oddball world he's creating.
4
Mood Indigo Audrey Tautou Romain Duris

It has been a while since Michel Gondry fans got a film from the director that was, well, Michel Gondry-esque. His last three features have been a documentary ("The Thorn In The Heart"), a mainstream superhero flick ("Green Hornet") and a lo-fi indie ("The We And The I"), the latter two of which found his whimsical flourishes mostly pushed to the sidelines. But as the plethora of set pics from his latest endeavor "Mood Indigo" have revealed, this will be full on Gondry with strange props galore, and now the first official images from the movie give an even closer look at the oddball world he's creating.

Starring Audrey Tautou, Omar Sy, Gad Elmaleh, Charlotte Lebon, Alain Chabat, Aissa Maiga, Philipe Torrenton and Natacha Regnier, the film is based on Boris Vian's 1947 novel, "L'Ecume des jours," and tells the tale of Colin (Duris), the wealthy inventor of an olfactory musical instrument, the pianocktail. He marries Chloe (Tautou), but unfortunately, she falls ill during their honeymoon thanks to a water lily that enters her lung, and the only way to treat the ailment is to surround her with fresh flowers -- an expense that soon drains his funds.

Le Monde has unveiled a dozen snaps which reveal that the touches Gondry is known for -- minatures, lo-fi effects, a distinct visual palette -- will be in full force here. And it also seems he'll have a small role in the movie as well playing Doctor Mangemanche.

Production continues on the movie with more set pics to look at here, here and here. No word on when this will hit the big screen, but we're looking forward to it.

Mood Indigo Omar Sy Romain Duris Audrey Tautou
Mood Indigo Behind The Scenes Michel Gondry
Mood Indigo Romain Duris
Mood Indigo Weird Tank
Mood Indigo Michel Gondry Audrey Tautou Romain Duris
Mood Indigo Gad Elmaleh
Mood Indigo Gad Elmaleh
Mood Indigo Omar Sy
Mood Indigo Audrey Tautou Romain Duris
Mood Indigo Behind The Scenes Michel Gondry
Mood Indigo

This article is related to: Mood Indigo , Michel Gondry, Omar Sy, Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou


The Playlist

The obsessives' guide to contemporary cinema via film discussion, news, reviews, features, nostalgia, movie music, soundtracks, DVDs and more.


E-Mail Updates