Microcosmos (1996), produced by Jacques Perrin, is an amazing film that allows us to peer deeply into the insect world and marvel at creatures we casually condemn to squishing. The making of this film took three years, developing specialized macro lenses and sound equipment that capture the world of a myriad of insects and tiny organism that inhabit this world with us, in this case, a meadow in France. The ground level close-up cinematography is intimate in a way few films have ever explored before. The unexpected complexity of the lives these creatures live is a marvel. Beauty, savagery, order and symbiosis in daily survival play a part in this micro world. Part art, part science, and a heavy dose of wonder all combine to create a film experience few of us have ever seen.
Jacques Perrin, who in association with others, is one of the creators behind some of the most incredible nature documentaries of recent years--Winged Migration, and Oceans are 2 well known films he has been part of.
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