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Microcosmos


Directors: Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou

Genre: Documentary

Year: 1996

Running time: 80 minutes

Territory: Worldwide

Studio: Miramax International, Miramax US, Pathé

Format: DCP

Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Jacques Perrin

Language options: Dialogue - FR

A documentary of insect life in meadows and ponds, using incredible close-ups, slow motion, and time-lapse photography. It includes bees collecting nectar, ladybugs eating mites, snails mating, spiders wrapping their catch, a scarab beetle relentlessly pushing its ball of dung uphill, endless lines of caterpillars, an underwater spider creating an air bubble to live in, and a mosquito hatching.




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