Mood Indigo (L’écume des jours, 2013)

Michel Gondry has had a very odd, uncategorizable career. He’s perhaps best known for his hand-crafted lo-fi design sense that feeds into or grows out of a playful, surrealist perspective on the world, although he’s also capable of more straightforward … Continue reading

Another green world: The Romance of Astrea and Celadon (2007)

I’ve recently been reading the ancient Greek pastoral romance, Daphnis and Chloe, which got me to thinking about the other work of pastoral romance I’ve encountered: The Romance  of Astrea and Celadon, which was the final film by the French director … Continue reading