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Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé

1929 Rated NR 8hr 35m

This collection features 23 short films by visionary French filmmaker Jean Painlevé, who pioneered innovative underwater-camera technology to reveal the mystery and fluid majesty of octopi, sea horses and other aquatic life. "The Sounds of Science," an original composition by American indie rockers Yo La Tengo, accompanies eight of the films. The anthology also includes extensive interview footage with Painlevé.

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Cast: Yo La Tengo

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Movie Details

Director
Jean Painlevé
Language
French
This movie is
Cerebral, Understated
Format
DVD
Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W and color; interactive menus; scene access; cast and crew interviews.