It shows their life and times from beginning to frequently untimely, heart-wrenching end, desperately buzzing in sundry jaws or horrifically maimed in complications of moult.
And I thought Saving Private Ryan was bad!
Video: Samuel Orr
If you want to see yet more sex and violence among the Cicadas, then why not check out the film maker's Kickstarter campaign?
Samuel Orr is hoping to raise $20,000 from random strangers on the internet so that he can go to Australia and film lots of weird and wonderful Cicadas from across the country and all its habitats.
Even without going to Australia, he's already on his way to making a very nice, hour long documentary that could end up on the telly! Or on a DVD sent your way if you pledge enough money to his project.