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Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1960 • France
Through a combination of underwater, time-lapse, and microscopic photography, Jean Painlevé creates a beautiful study of the reproduction cycle of jellyfish.
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Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1978 • France
A semi-psychedelic collection of different liquids crystalizing under a microscope.
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.
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.