Here Comes The Sun

A couple of weeks ago, Michel Gondry had a nightmare. The Frenchman is a filmmaker, but in his dream he was the lead character in a semiautobiographical movie. Playing him was French actor Patrick Dewaere, who was popular for playing luckless losers and social misfits in the 1970s until he committed suicide. "This guy blew his brains out," Gondry says, in an accent as strong as ripe Roquefort. "I'm really scared of dying." Dewaere as Gondry was in a car, with "this beautiful woman who was a mixture of three or four girls who broke my heart," and the car crashed....

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