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Magically Simple - Tahiti Pearls : the Oysters' Secret

Wednesday 08th October 2008 from 10h00 to 11h30
Salle 2 / Grand Amphithéâtre

Directed by
Vincent Basso-Bondini
Produced by

Documentary, France, 2007, 26 min

Fred and Jamy travel to Manihi Atoll in order to understand how pearl farms manage to extract magnificent mother-of-pearls spheres out of mollusks. From shell breeding to beautiful jewel crafting, they tell us of the whole history of the Tahitian pearls.


Debate with :

  • Christian Milet, researcher in the Aquatic environments and population department
  • Bruno Bucher, chief editor for C'est pas sorcier

Know more

For more information and to get hold of the DVD : http://www.cestpassorcier.com/