Why on earth are there human beings? The fact that we exist has always been taken for granted. And, thanks to Charles Darwin, we also know that in all probability we are descendants of some ape-like creature. But just how did this development come about? Are there any signs that Nature intended it that way? Or did it happen just like that – without any real need?
The documentary investigates these sorts of fascinating questions by interviewing and observing people who have dedicated their lives to research into this secret.

birdsnest_poster_150 Documentary, CH/A 1999, 88′, Video/35mm, colour

Director Matthias von Gunten

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