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Peter Fischli (writer)
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Directed by
Peter Fischli 
David Weiss 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Peter Fischli  writer
David Weiss  writer

Cinematography by
Pio Corradi 
Film Editing by
Mirjam Krakenberger 
Rainer Trinkler 

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France:30 min | Switzerland:30 min (original version)

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Mr. Science on acid..., 25 February 1999
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Perhaps the most mesmerizing film without actors since Ballet Mecanique. Swiss pranksters Fischli and Weiss once again present their own peculiar take on art, this time as a recorded demonstration of simple physics and chemical reactions. Gotta see it to believe it.

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