Healing Venoms

Léčivé jedy

The cone shell, a peculiar shell equipped with poisonous gigs which can strike a fish dead in just a few seconds, fascinates scientists. Having discovered the complexity of the toxins and their action on the body and pain transmission, numerous international laboratories have set on a quest for a promising medicine, which could revolutionize pain treatments, but also treatments of illnesses such as Alzheimer and Parkinson.

  • Movie number
    5
  • Section
    Competition
  • Director
    Stéphane Chopard
  • Script
    Stéphane Chopard
  • Photographer
    Stéphane Chopard
  • Country
    France
  • Length
    52 min
  • Year
    2013
  • Festival version
    Czech, English