Microcosmos | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | May 24, 2012
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Little to no narration. The uncanny visuals speak for themselves. Wonderful to behold. A must for anyone curious about our strange world.
genre Documentary
synopsis 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.
lead actors Jacques Perrin
director Claude Nuridsany | Marie PĂ©rennou