THE GIANT OF THE HIDDEN VALLEYONE-OFF
- DIRECTOR : Thierry Machado
- PRODUCER : Gedeon Programmes / Canal+, La Cinquième, SBS, TVO, TSR, NRK
- DATE : 2001
- FORMAT : One off
- DURATION : 1x52'
After 20 millions years asleep, and thanks to the new techniques of animation, the largest mammal ever known comes back to life.
The exceptionally well preserved skeleton of the largest mammal ever known was unearthed in northern Pakistan by the French palaeontologist, Jean-Loup Welcomme. This discovery marks the beginning of a passionate study on the life of this gigantic animal and why it disappeared. After 20 millions years asleep, and thanks to the new techniques of animation, the baluchiterium is coming back to life.
Creative Researche Best Film, Archaeological Film Festival of Icronos, Bordeaux 2002
Toulon city's Award, Festival International du film maritime, Toulon 2002
Adventure and Discovery Prize, Festival Image et Science, Paris 2001