Microcosmos: Le peuple de l'herbe (Microcosmos) (1996)
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Utilizing special macroscopic photographic techniques, filmmakers Claude Nuridsany and Marie Perennou created this fascinating and visually spectacular look at the hidden worlds in the life cycle of an ordinary meadow in France. When seen through the lens of Nuridsany and Perennou's cameras, insects become gigantic beasts, blades of grass turn into towering monuments, and raindrops form puddles that resemble vast oceans. The filmmakers find humor, drama, and beauty in the lives of these tiny
May 1, 1996 Wide
Sep 2, 1997
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Both informative and entertaining, French docu doesn't presume any previous knowledge of or interest in the subject, finding the right tone (serio and also slyly humorous) to introduce in detail a previously unrecorded but fascinating universe.
...here's a film with drama, violence, sex and laughs; in other words, everything Hollywood has, but without the star salaries.
fascinating and gorgeous
Ao revelar o microscópico universo que nos cerca, este maravilhoso documentário faz com que, paradoxalmente, o espectador se sinta pequeno.
Astonishingly up-close and personal look at an infinitesimal world as alien as anything captured by the Mars rovers a world of strange fascination and unexpected beauty.
The material presented here is so compelling and so true to the natural processes it records that it's beside the point to wonder if the filmmakers sped them up.
Innovative documentary about the teeming world of bugs in a French countryside meadow.
A seriously eye-popping look at your own backyard.
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