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Malice in Wonderland: A Coral Reef Drama  (1994)

Vision of paradise

Malice in Wonderland: A Coral Reef Drama is an intriguing account of the Red Sea’s underwater ‘cities’, delving under their seemingly calm exterior to reveal a world rife with trickery and corruption. Specially modified cameras record dawn and dusk in a land where all life seems to either attack, or cunningly avoid, other species.

Lionfish patiently wait to ambush their prey, cleaner wrasses warily attend to groupers and a cornetfish attack sparks pandemonium in a silverside shoal. Through the world-famous cinematography of the BBC Natural History Unit, David Attenborough brings to life this extraordinary world of strange intelligence, trickery and ruthless predation.

Copyright holder

Copyright Holder: BBC - Natural History Unit
Address: c/o BBC Motion Gallery
Room E251
80 Wood Lane
W12 0TT
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8433 2861 / 2

Film credits

Camera Assistant: Georgette Douwma
Dubbing Mixer: Andrew Wilson
Editor: Christine Sculfor
Music: John Alder
Photography: Peter Scoones
Producer: Keith Scholey
Production Assistant: Carmen Locke
Production Assistant: Kirsten Scott
Production Organisation: BBC - Natural History Unit
Series Producer: Keith Scholey
Unit Manager: Nicky Spode
Writer: David Helton
Vision of paradise
Vision of paradise
Dangling in the moonlight
Dangling in the moonlight
Glittering shoals
Glittering shoals