SCIENCE IS FICTION: 23 FILMS BY JEAN PAINLEVÉ

JEAN PAINLEVE

Jean Painlevé (1902-1989) was an early visionary in the genres of educational, science, and nature films. A 3-disc set from Criterion, available on Netflix, is called “Science is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé.” In an Introduction to the essay collection Science is Fiction: The Films of Jean Painlevé, editor Marian McDougall writes: “The joy […]