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28/02/2003

Dame Judi Dench gives voice to 'Bugs!'

Dame Judi Dench has just completed the narration for the large format 3D film, 'Bugs!', which focuses on the life cycles of a praying mantis and a butterfly.
From their birth to inevitable encounter in the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia, where predator meets its prey, Bugs! highlights the extraordinary world of insects, magnified 250,000 times their normal size on the giant screen.
“Narrating Bugs! was a most unusual and intriguing experience,” said Dame Judi, who was completely captivated by the film. Bugs! producer Phil Streather added: “It has been a thrill to work with Judi and to witness her masterful touch with the material.”
Bugs! Is the first large format 3D feature to have had significant UK financing, in this instance by The Film Consortium in association with Film Council, and the UK Film and TV Production Company Plc, and marks a significant step forward for large format production in the UK for its largely UK crew.
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