05/27/2011 10:27 am ET | Updated Jul 23, 2011

'Beginners' Exclusive Clip and Giveaway

Mike Mills' new film "Beginners," starring Ewan McGregor and Christopher Plummer, focuses on the humor in life even at its most serious moments. It follows, McGregor as Oliver, exploring love just after his father's death. We have an exclusive animated sketch created by Mike Mills from some of the drawings featured in the film. Check it out, and also find out how you can enter to win a signed Mike Mills book.

Read Mills' blog post on the movie's musical influences here.

HuffPost Entertainment readers can enter to win a signed copy of Mike Mills Viral Animations. The book contains all the drawings by Mike that Ewan McGregor's character Oliver works with in the film to create the illustrated 'History of Sadness.' This volume also features a new series of drawings: an illustrated History Of Love, by Mike Mills. Full contest guidelines below.

HuffPost Entertainment's giveaway is open only to legal residents of Canada, the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia who are 18 and older. To enter, please follow instructions on this post. All entries must be left before 4:59 pm Eastern Time on June 4, 2011. You may enter once, and 1 winner will be selected in a random drawing to receive a signed Mike Mills book valued at $40. Complete Official Rules.