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Why Man Creates (1968)

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Germ: I'm a germ, I'm a bug. I'm a germ, I'm a bug.
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...definitely a cult classic and a "must see" for newcomers.
28 January 2002 | by (Filderstadt, Germany) – See all my reviews

I was 8 years old when this film came out, so I saw it a couple of times in school (in California). I had never seen anything like it before, nor have I seen anything to compare it with since. For example, Louis Pasteur would have probably remained uninteresting and forgettable to me had I never seen this film; it stimulated my curiosity and enthusiasm for otherwise dry, boring topics. Its short and digestible segments intrigue and entertain. We who love this film get a smile on our faces and warmth in our hearts just to hear the title spoken out loud. "Why Man Creates" is definitely a cult classic and a "must see" for newcomers. I'd love to be able to see it again and show it to my kids.


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