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The Stickleback's Egg

Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé, Season 1, Episode 17 – 26m

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    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1930 • France

    Jean Painlevé made numerous research films, strictly with the scientific and university communities in mind. EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENT OF A HEMORRHAGE IN A DOG, an educational short about an experimental canine surgery, is presented here in its original sil...

  • The Fourth Dimension

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1936 • France

    On assignment for the mathematics department of le Palais de la Découverte, Jean Painlevé shot this film to be presented at the Paris museum's 1937 international exhibition. THE FOURTH DIMENSION takes a look at how we interact with dimensional space.

  • The Struggle for Survival

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1937 • France

    On assignment for the mathematics department of le Palais de la Découverte, Jean Painlevé shot this film to be presented at the Paris museum's 1937 international exhibition. THE STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL explores population rise and decline.