Jack And The Beanstalk
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Mining a pantomime for every last drop of biology. There’s more than you’d expect. Oh, yes there is!
This is a story… about feeding relationships. It introduces herbivores, carnivores, symbionts, saprobionts, parasites and autotrophs through the story “Jack and The Beanstalk”.
The film uses the traditional pantomime story of “Jack and The Beanstalk” to link different types of feeding relationship. Includes reference to autotrophs, herbivores, carnivores, parasites, symbionts and saprobionts.
Winner: Best Film (Adults), 2011
This is gloriously mad. The giant was miserable because he had a tapeworm? Obviously. Of course that’s the part of the story the pantomimes miss out.
A terrific example of how good delivery and simple visuals can combine to rattle through a considerable amount of material in no time flat. Excellent.