Video Player All Time Top Ten! No. 9: MICMACS A TIRE-LARIGOT
[Twitch is undergoing some behind the scenes tire kicking and bolt-tightening over the next few days, work that may slow down the regular flow of new information a little bit. So, while that's going on we'll be presenting a series of retro-reposts, pulling forward the all time top ten videos since we moved to our current video system. This post originally appeared June 29.]
Is it better to live with a bullet lodged in your brain, even if it means you might drop dead any time? Or would you rather have the bullet taken out and live the rest of your life as a vegetable? Are zebras white with black stripes or black with white stripes? Is scrap metal worth more than landmines? Can you get drunk from eating waffles? Can a woman fit inside a refrigerator? What's the human cannonball world record? Find out answers to these questions and more. A comedy in the vein of Delicatessen and Amélie.
Yes, kids, after a foray into the world of epic spectacle with his war-themed A Very Long Engagement, director Jean-Pierre Jeunet is not only back with a new film but very much back on form. Those references to Delicatessen and Amelie in the official synopsis? Very much earned as the just released teaser for Jeunet's Micmacs A Tire-Larigot looks to very much hit the sweet spot between the two. Good lord, I want to see more ... check the teaser below the break!