Desert ants suddenly form a collective intelligence and begin to wage war on the desert inhabitants. It is up to two scientists and a stray girl they rescue from the ants to destroy them. But the ants have other ideas.
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Did You Know?
The computer console shown at 39:43 into the movie is the MCB44 Display Unit of an Elliott 903 (1963). Another computer visible is a GEC 4080 (1973). See more
The ant-queens seen are actually a species of wasps. This choice has been most probably made as to not seriously disturb several ant-states. However, ant-queens shed their wings when going into pregnancy and developing the huge white abdomen. It needs to be remarked that the choice for not ripping out the wasps' wings speaks in favor for the film makers. See more
Dr. Ernest D. Hubbs
Memorandum, to R. Flanders Smith, Secretary National Science Foundation, Committee on Biological Controls. From E. D. Hubbs, Senior Fellow, Coronado Institute. Subject: Biological Imbalance in an Upland Arizona Valley. Facts on hand: traditional antagonisms among several ant species have come to a dramatic halt. At the same time there has been an apparent disappearance of those insects which pray on ants. Specifically, mantises, beetles, millipedes and spiders. If these conditions persist, they...
The Paramount logo is not shown at the start of the film, and there are no opening credits. See more
The French TV release is cut, the close-up on the scientist being devoured by ants is missing. See more
References Un Chien Andalou