in between media ® Film and TV production company from Berlin was founded by Vasja Mihelcic a filmmaker from Slovenia in 2013. It is home of original stories with strong messages that inspire and bring hope. From children fantasy series, sci-fi to thriller and documentaries.
THE CHRONICLES OF THE CATERPILLAR MAN
A troubled scientist from Berlin is seeking a caterpillar not known or documented for more than 500 years. If he finds it he will be able to finish his book he has been writing for more than 30 years. This obsession has shaped his entire life. But is it a caterpillar he is really looking for?
Genre: Biographical documentary
Theme: Natural-science, mystery, social.
Directed by: Vasja Mihelcic
Language: ENG/GER (Eng sub.)
Dur.: 52 min.
Distribution: World Sales WINDROSE
Production: in between media Berlin 2016
SOME FACTS & FIGURES ABOUT CATERPILLARS
Caterpillars are studied around the world because of their unique abilities. In the chrysalis stage(pupated) they can endure harsh environmental condition like fire, cold and can stay pupated for decades before hatching as a moth or butterfly. Their cocoons are also incredible hard to crush. For defence they implement mimicry and mimesis. Mimicry is ability to become invisible and mimesis is ability to imitate other animals to scare of birds and other animals of eating them. They are usually toxic because they feed of poisonous leaves. Caterpillars are known as pests but there are no real pests in nature. The moths and butterflies that develop from them pollinate plants they feed on as caterpillars. Caterpillars and their butterfly and moths play a very important role in our religious society. The findings in life of a caterpillar can be implemented in space exploration, construction, medicine and many more...
Drawing by Dr. Boštjan Dvořák
Movie titled "The Chronicles of the Caterpillar man"