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How Some Jellyfish Are Born

Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé, Season 1, Episode 3 – 14m

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  • Liquid Crystals

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1978 • France

    A semi-psychedelic collection of different liquids crystalizing under a microscope.

  • The Sea Horse

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1933 • France

    Jean Painlevé's classic underwater short THE SEA HORSE uses dreamlike imagery to detail the lives of the titular upright-swimming creatures.

  • The Love Life of the Octopus

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1967 • France

    The mating rituals and reproductive cycle of the octopus are the subject of this short documentary by Jean Painlevé.