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It features the story of a tricycle that falls off of a car as a family heads out on vacation and its journey to find its owner, a little girl.
On its travels, the tricycle encounters a wide range of colorful characters and experiences some emotional moments before finding its happy ending.
What with singing fish, a humorous nod to the Tour de France and an utterly charming ending, the 10 minute film is a joy to watch.
If you're about to log off for the July Fourth weekend, let this be a start to your summer.
And then ask yourself, what's my excuse for not getting out there and making movies?
According to Europe 1, the film took about two weeks to make, during which Gondry used the video software Filmic Pro, which costs .99 in Apple's app store.
He is noted for his inventive visual style and manipulation of mise en scène. He has a teenage son named Paul, who is also an artist.
His brother Olivier "Twist" Gondry is also a television commercial and music video director creating videos for bands such as The Stills, Hot Hot Heat, Daft Punk and The Vines.
Gondry made his feature film debut in 2001 with Human Nature, garnering mixed reviews.
His second film, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (also his second collaboration with screenwriter Charlie Kaufman), was released in 2004 and received very favorable reviews, becoming one of the most critically acclaimed films of the year.
That story would be charming in itself, but Gondry uses the opportunity to pay playful homage to classics of French cinema, like Jaques Tati and Albert Lamorisse, as well as show off the many features of the i Phone.