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Turning Documentary 'Particle Fever' Into a Physics Thriller

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How do you make a scientific documentary essentially about physics into a tense thriller? Director Mark Levinson and veteran editor Walter Murch explain to Realscreen how they stretched their storytelling muscles for Particle Fever.

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The Large Hadron Collider at the center of documentary

Particle Fever

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Says Murch, "That’s always the trail that you’re walking down: this border between what actually happened and what you need to put together to convey the essence of what happened. In documentary, you’re clearly obligated to not bend things too much."

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