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G| 1 hr. 17 min.

Plot Summary
It may appear tiny to the human eye, but there is no denying that the insect kingdom -- as captured by the filmmakers behind this documentary -- is as dramatic, action-packed and beautiful as any other. Indeed, using a variety of film techniques and an inspired score, the moving image of a beetle pushing a ball of dung takes on the mythic quality of Sisyphus with his boulder. Meanwhile, endless caterpillar caravans suggest, amazingly, the rhythm of modern highways during rush hour.

Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas

Directors: Claude Nuridsany , Marie Pérennou

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Miramax Films

Microcosmos (1996)

Release Date: October 11th, 1996|1 hr. 17 min.

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