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Still image of La Bella Matadora

Date produced: 1979

Filmmaker(s):

Ángel Bernal

Miguel Ángel Quintana

Duration:

00:15:41

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Country of Production:

Basque Country

Languages:

Spanish

Format:

Super8

Colour:

Fujichrome

Sound Notes:

Magnetic

Awards/Recognition:

Accésit Award in the Scientific Cinema Biennial of Spain, 1983.

Filmoteca Vasca list of titled amateur films / Basque Films Project.

Description:

La mantis religiosa o “Santa Teresa” es un pequeño insecto que abunda en nuestros campos. En su extraña apariencia encierra instintos caníbales, lo que hace que la hembra, con mucha frecuencia, devore al macho durante o después de su apareamiento. La película recoge los distintos aspectos de la vida de la mantis religiosa. (Bienal de cine científico español, 1983)

The praying mantis or "Saint Theresa" is a small insect abundant in our fields. In its strange appearance, lie cannibal instincts, often provoking the female mantis to devour the male mantis during or after mating. The film depicts the different aspects of the praying mantis' life. (Bienal de cine científico español, 1983)

Locations:

  • Rentería, Spain (Filming)

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Repository:

Filmoteca Vasca/ Basque Film Archive

Screenings:

  • Scientific Cinema Biennial of Spain, 1983. , Zaragoza, Spain

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