Director of Mister Time / Monsieur le temps
Vincent Gonzalez-Pioli, also known by the pseudonym PIOLI, is a 36-year-old French singer-songwriter and filmmaker. In his works, he often addresses themes of nostalgia and the passage of time, expressing a moving sensitivity and poetry. PIOLI began learning music as a self-taught musician, then continued his training by joining a conservatory to perfect his technique, particularly in singing. With his overflowing imagination and passion for creating universes, PIOLI has become a complete and versatile artist, being both a musician, singer and filmmaker.
In 2020, PIOLI released his first album entitled "Monsieur le temps", a very personal and sensitive work. He directed the music video of the eponymous song in collaboration with his brothers in 2023, and won the Jury Award for Outstanding Work in Animation.
An elderly woman grieving the loss of her beloved sets out to search for Mister Time in order to see him one last time.
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