In the Mind of Plants

  • France
Audio Tracks

Are plants intelligent? What if they also have sensations and memory, can think and communicate? Some of them sleep and dance. Scientific facts unfold fresh ideas about the world of vegetation. Do plants resemble us? Do we underestimate them? Scientists are asking these very questions, do they perceive their environment? Do they have a memory? Could they have a nervous system? To these men and women, the great divide between the plant and animal world is not that great at all.


  • Original title
    L' Esprit des plantes
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Jacques Mitsch, Benoit Grison, Pascal Dessaint
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Florian Bouchet
  • Editing
    Gilles Pedoussaut
  • Music
    Gilles Carles
  • Sound
    Jean-Marc Pedoussaut
  • Duration
    52 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • France
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Pariscience 2009
    • Academia Film Olomouc 2010
  • Awards
    • Award for Best International Science Documentary Film, Academia Film Olomouc 2010


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