Director Michel Gondry, whocontinues to receive plaudits for 2004's Eternal Sunshine Of The SpotlessMind, began shooting The Science Of Sleep last week in Paris.

The film boasts a pedigreecast with Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal and French stars Alain Chabat andCharlotte Gainsbourg.

Gaumont is co-producing thefilm with Partizan and will handle international sales. Thefilm will be in French and English, and tells the story of a man whofalls in love with his neighbour and begins to confuse dreams with reality.