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The Ultimate Journey

1996 Rated NR 1hr

Documenting the journey from conception to birth, this Nova presentation uses the microphotography of Lennart Nilsson to peer inside the womb, revealing both our links to other species and the genetic twists of fate that set us apart. From the emergence of the first tiny feature -- whether it's a human hand or a pig's foot -- to the miracle of birth, the film demonstrates how the development of the human embryo harkens back to the dawn of life.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; a link to the NOVA web site.