Science is fiction
23 films by Jean PainlevéDVD - 2009 | French
Focusing on the work of French filmmaker Jean Painlevé, this collection features twenty-three Painlevé nature films; a 2005 performance of the ninety-minute score, The sounds of science, written in 2001 by members of the rock group Yo La Tengo to accompany eight of Painlevé's films; an interview with Yo La Tengo; and the eight-part 1988 French television series, Jean Painlevé au fil de ses films, which explores Painlevé's life and work through interviews with the filmmaker.
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2009
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (471 min.) : sd. and si., b & w and col. 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Alternative Title: Jean Painlevé au fil de ses films (Television program)