Parallel lines

New Zealand, 1981

Film
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An animator’s view of the evolution of life in New Zealand from the earth’s beginnings through to the arrival of the first humans - the Maoris. The art technique used builds on the fluid metamorphosis of parallel lines.

Credits

director

Larry Nelson

producer

High MacDonald

production company

New Zealand National Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:06:44:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32776

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Evolution (Biology)

Animation

Animation → Animated films - New Zealand

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Evolution (Biology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life - Origin

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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