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The Sea Horse

L'hippocampe ou “cheval marin”

Directed by Jean Painlevé
France, 1934
Documentary, Short, Avant-Garde


Painlevé’s most celebrated underwater documentary testifies to the delicate charm of this curious critter. Submarine surrealism, with dramatic footage of a pregnant male seahorse giving birth.

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The Sea Horse Directed by Jean Painlevé

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