Being John Malkovich director Spike Jonze โ€” who recently directed that action-figure extravaganza for The Beastie Boys โ€” has now collaborated with designer Olympia Le-Tan's and director Simon Cahn to animate 3,000 pieces of felt.

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Their film โ€” Mourir Auprรจs de Toi ("To Die By Your Side") โ€” tells the story of two amorous books covers in Paris's Shakespeare and Company book store. Unlike the playthings of Toy Story, books are less well-behaved when the lights go out.

[Via The Mary Sue]

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