Video: Michel Gondry's 2013 New Year Short Film, Haircut Mouse

Michel Gondry has released his new film Haircut Mouse to wish us all a Happy New Year. It’s like a jazz Ratatouille with coiffeture instead of cuisine.

And a mouse instead of a rat, of course.

YouTube Preview Image

Thanks to The Playlist for the heads up.

There was a beautiful blend of techniques in that film, as one might expect from Gondry. I particularly liked the sequence with the two cats in bed which really worked the transparencies for some efficient animation effects, and the shot of the hair in the scissors, which took the cut-outs into 3D.

Gondry’s last film, The We and the I, will be reaching DVD and Bu-ray in France very soon and I’ll be importing that as soon as I can; meanwhile, his next, Mood Indigo, seems set for a Cannes premiere.

585bf01322ad21293e36d090fd7b6585_400x400

Francis Manapul Walks Off Detective Comics For Something New

JamesDarcy

James D'Arcy And Enver Gjokaj Sign For Agent Carter Season 2

No Twix Ads In Today's DC Comics - But A Couple Of Alternatives To Kick Things Off

Fallout 4 Fan Creates Functioning Pip-Boy

TV_Super

TV Guide's Four Comic-Con Special Covers

Mondo Loves San Diego Comic Con - Turtles, Ant-Man, Hellboy And Superman

black ops

PlayStation Open Up About How They Acquired Call Of Duty DLC Priority

The Thing Has No Pants In Latest Fantastic Four TV Spot

The 28 Skottie Young Marvel Pins Of San Diego Comic Con

metroid_prime_federation_force_petition

Nintendo Boss Says He Can't 'Sugar Coat' Negative E3 Reaction