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Science Is Fiction the Films of Jean Painleve

by Marina McDougall

  • ISBN: 9780262024723
  • ISBN10: 0262024721

Science Is Fiction the Films of Jean Painleve

by Marina McDougall

  • List Price: $62.50
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Mit Pr
  • Publish date: 06/01/2000
  • ISBN: 9780262024723
  • ISBN10: 0262024721
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Description: One of the first to plunge underwater with a camera to bring the subaquatic world to the screen, maverick scientific documentary filmmaker Jean Painleve (1902-1989) captured the throes of a male seahorse giving birth, the geometric choreography of crystal formation, and the mating habits of hermaphrodite mollusks. In a lifetime spanning nearly the history of cinema itself, Painleve made over 200 films, including The Seahorse, Freshwater Assassins, The Vampire, and The Love Life of the Octopus. His lyrical and instructive animal behavior films set to avant-garde scores were much admired by Surrealist contemporaries such as Antonin Artaud, Luis Bunuel, and Jean Vigo.
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