The mystery for millions of eyes. Playing hide and seek (1987)

Documentary №35454, 2 parts, duration: 0:15:06
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Kosachev A.
Screenwriters:Kosachev A.
Camera operators:Voronov R., Maevskij Ya., Novgorodcev V., Suprun V.


Children's scientific and educational film about insects. The ability to masquerade as the surrounding countryside.

Reel №1

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A teenager in the lab.

Children watch a film about nature.

Laboratory in the Moscow region.

The laboratory makes films on ecology.

Children watch such a movie.

Students install equipment.

The film is about saving a little man from a spider cross.

The little man is fighting a spider, and his friends are helping him.

The film was shot using frame editing.


Lemongrass butterfly.

Larva of the shield beetle.

The scooper is tooth-winged.

Sorrel bug.

A snail is crawling.

The bird pecked the snail, which had parasites, now moved into the bird.

Children enthusiastically observe the life of insects.

The tube beetle.

A beetle cuts a tree leaf to make a house for its testicles.

Key words

Insect life.

Locations: Moscow region [788]

Reel №2

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Children's characters are embedded in the film.

Robin beetles.

A grape snail crawls out of the house.

Snails are relatives of octopuses, cuttlefish and squid.

Accelerated filming of snail movement.

A trolley with a weight of more than a kilogram is attached to the snail.

The snail moves it.

The snail lifts the load, moving along the glass.

The snail moves along the razor blades.

The mucus with which the snail lubricates the blades.

The film ends with a montage of children riding a snail.

Natural landscape.

Key words

Insect life.

Locations: Moscow region [788]

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