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Release Date: May 20, 1996

Year    :   1996
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Genres    :   Documentary
Production Companies    :   Conseil Général de l'Aveyron, Galatée Films, Bac Films, Delta Images, Les Productions JMH, Urania Film, Canal+, TSR, France 2 Cinéma, Sivom des Monts et Lacs du Lévezou, Crédit Agricole, Région Midi-Pyrénées, CNC, Agencie Jules Verne, Office Fédéral de la Culture, La Fondation Gan pour le Cinéma, PROCIREP, Eurimages, Miramax
Director    :   Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou
Producers    :   Jacques Perrin, Patrick Lancelot, Christophe Barratier, Michel Fauré, Philippe Gautier, André Lazare, Yvette Mallet
Writers    :   Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou
RunTime    :   80 mins.

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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