The Hellstrom Chronicle (Blu-Ray)

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Professor Hellstrom, a famous entomologist, is so shaken by the savagery and ferocity of the predatory insect world that he films this “documentary” to warn mankind of its danger. Featuring stunning microphotography of a variety of insects and plants that include ultra close-ups of wars between ant colonies and a gigantic praying mantis practicing cannibalism. This unusual blend of horror film and nature study won an Academy Award for Best Documentary in 1972.

“A masterpiece! Incredibly beautiful, a visual and aural feast. Infused with magical
drama and sinister excitement.” – Newsweek Magazine
“This film is simply and literally a stunner, totally absorbing” – New York Times
• 1972 ACADEMY AWARD WINNER: BEST DOCUMENTARY
• 1972 BAFTA AWARD WINNER: FLAHERTY DOCUMENTARY AWARD
• 1971 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL AWARD WINNER: TECHNICAL GRAND PRIZE

Release Date: January 10, 2012

Rated: G

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Runtime: 90 minutes

Year Filmed: 1971

Screen: Color, 1.33:1 Aspect Ratio

Languages: English

UPC: 887090029902

Cat #: OF299

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