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The Hellstrom Chronicle (1971)

G  |   |  Documentary, Drama  |  23 June 1971 (France)
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A scientist explains how the savagery and efficiency of the insect world could result in their taking over the world.

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A scientist explains how the savagery and efficiency of the insect world could result in their taking over the world.

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insect | mankind | survivor | phd | spider | See All (14) »

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Shocking. Beautiful. Brilliant. Sensual. Deadly... and in the end only they will survive.

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This film was released on a double-bill with the original "Willy Wonka" movie (also a Wolper production) in the summer of 1971. See more »

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Dr. Hellstrom: Without the burden of intellect, emotion or individual identity, these creatures were given something we weren't: the knowledge that they must work together to create the elusive utopia - the perfect society.
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I saw this when it came out, and I remember that I was mightily impressed with both the cinematography and the science. Alas, this film had a misleading marketing campaign that made it sound like it was not a bug movie, but a bug-eyed monster movie. The theater was packed with people expecting the latter, and you can imagine the noise level. (Why don't such people just go home?)


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