|aOrigins of life|h[videorecording] /|ca presentation of Les Productions Dussart, Les productions de le Ge?ode and Groupe 47 in association with Canal Plus, Sofica Cofimage 11 and Le Centre National de la Cine?matographie.
|aBurbank, CA :|bSlingshot Entertainment :|bWinner A. & V.,|cc2002.
|a1 videodisc (75 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aDigitally remastered from the large format film originally presented in IMAX theaters.
|aSpecial features: Photo gallery, theatrical trailer, complete CD soundtrack, Life in the Sea interactivity.
|aFormation of our universe -- Huge furnace -- No trace of life -- Beginning of life -- Multi-cellular animals -- Acceleration of evolution -- Plankton -- Shellfish -- Extinction of certain species -- Richness of evolution -- Enough oxygen in the air -- Vertebrates.
|aDirected by Ge?rald Calderon ; edited by Florence Ricard ; written by Ge?rald Calderon & Bernhard Elsner ; music score by Bruno Coulais ; executive produced by Bertrand Dussart ; directors of photography, Claude-Julie Parisot, Jack Tankard (helicopter) & Laurent Guenoun (underwater).
|aUsing fascinating footage of creatures still alive today, this film dives into the heart of the origins of life, from the appearance of bacteria in the ocean four billion years ago until that incredible moment when the first vertebrate emerged onto dry land.