Jean Painlevé


Sea Urchins
Jean Painlevé
France 1954
11 min

The film shows a transparent urchin, into which gelatin, now hardened, had previously been injected, revealing to us its mouth, its Aristotle lamp and other details, like the stems ending in suckers which spread far and wide, thus enabling the urchin to move.

Jean Painlevé, Geneviève Hamon

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