almost 4 years
One of my favorites! Michel Gondry's movies are so special!
almost 5 years
Enthralling, beautiful, fascinating, deeply honest. One of my all-time-favorite films ever
over 6 years
You rated this 4 stars on 2/15/2012
over 6 years
I fell sleep at the half of the movie.
almost 7 years
Quirky. Never a good word to see in a review.
Kris J Knight
another surreal and impressivily creative Micheal Gondry flick, awesome!
same director as "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"...almost as good.
over 7 years
Brilliant and thought-provoking. Relatable for any art-loving, diffident guy (like me).
The Science of Sleep (French: La Science des rêves, literally The Science of Dreams) is a 2006 French film written and directed by Michel Gondry. The film stars Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou, and Alain Chabat.
Stéphane Miroux (Gael García Bernal) is a man whose vivid dreams and imagination often interferes with his ability to interact with reality. He is coaxed back to his childhood home after his divorced father passes away and his mother finds him a job in a calendar printing company in France. His mother (Miou-Miou) implies the position is a creative role, and he prepares colourful drawings, each showing a disaster, for his "disasterology" calendar. However, nobody appreciates his talents and it transpires that his mother had led him on - the real vacancy is for nothing more than mundane typesetting work. While leaving his apartment to go to work one day, Stéphane injures his hand helping his new neighbor move a piano into her apartment. The new neighbor,...