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Michel Gondry’s Adaptation of “L’Ecume des Jours” And The Two That Preceded It

Audrey Tautou, Michel Gondry et Anaïs Demoustier. Photo : Jean-Baptiste Mondino.  Télérama

Audrey Tautou, Michel Gondry et Anaïs Demoustier. Photo : Jean-Baptiste Mondino. Télérama

Moon Indigo, an upcoming film by Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) is based on the popular French book L’Ecume des Jours (Froth on the Daydream), which was published in 1947 and written by Boris Vian.

The story follows a woman who contracts a strange illness on the eve of her honeymoon. As a water lily begins growing in her lungs, her husband struggles financially to continue surrounding her with fresh flowers, which is the only way to treat the illness.

The book has been adapted for the screen twice before.

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