THE CHRONICLES OF THE CATERPILLAR MAN

By Vasja MIHELCIC

IN BETWEEN MEDIA - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2016

Following a life of a scientist who is seeking a caterpillar not seen or documented for more than 500 years. His obsession has changed his entire life. If he finds it he will be able to finish the book he has been writing for 30 years.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • GERMANY, PHILIPPINES, SLOVENIA
    • Languages
    • GERMAN, ENGLISH, SLOVENIAN
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 52 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Vasja MIHELCIC
    • Writer(s)
    • Vasja MIHELCIC
    • Producer(s)
    • Vasja MIHELCIC (IN BETWEEN MEDIA)
    • Synopsis
    • Behind the curtains of an obsession driving one scientist mad. A scientist who does not give up on his passion and dream. He is a linguist, philosopher, historian and a religious person. His passion about nature and animals especially insects started when he was 6 years old. For more than 30 years he is pursuing one special caterpillar that has not been seen or documented for more then 500 years to finish his book. His life stile is unique and odd to many. He doesn't look or dress like others around him. He is like human caterpillar waiting to hatch out of his cocoon. He presumes his caterpillar can be found deep in the remote rain forests of the Philippines. Because of his work, focus and dedication to find the caterpillar he had been arrested and expelled from the national park in the Philippines due to the misunderstanding in the past. He will will return to the Philippines because he knows the caterpillar to be there and nothing will prevent him to share his findings with the world.
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