Well there’s two names to conjure with. Betty Boop we all know, Joann Sfar (a he) is a comic book artist who also directed the film Gainsbourg: Une Vie Heroique about the celebrated Serge.
The ad, to launch Lancome’s Hypnose Star mascara, also features Daria Werbowy, described by Lancome as its ‘spokesmodel,’ an interesting coinage. Daria and Betty strike up an unlikely friendship.
Bob Hoskins and Jessica Rabbit it’s not but at least it tries to bring some kind of human interaction (albeit with a cartoon character) into the strange world of beauty commercials.