A documentary of insect life in meadows and ponds, using incredible close-ups, slow motion, and time-lapse photography. It includes bees collecting nectar, ladybugs eating mites, snails mating, spiders wrapping their catch, a scarab beetle relentlessly pushing its ball of dung uphill, endless lines of caterpillars, an underwater spider creating an air bubble to live in, and a mosquito hatching.
Actor: Jacques Perrin, Kristin Scott Thomas
Director: Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 80 min.
Release: May 20, 1996
Production: Conseil Général de l'Aveyron, Galatée Films