My Octopus Teacher

My Octopus Teacher

My Octopus Teacher

A filmmaker with a love for swimming earns the trust of a curious octopus, a bond that turns into a student-teacher relationship, in this Academy Award-winning documentary.

Best Documentary winner at the 2021 Academy Awards and BAFTAs.
202084 minsSouth Africa
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My Octopus Teacher / Reviews

The Australian

The Australian

...each is a romance and each is inspiring.

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ABC

ABC

By framing itself as Craig’s deeply personal journey, My Octopus Teacher pushes any overt thematic statements into the subtext, and is all the better for it. At the same time it asserts our need to respect the planet’s delicate ecology, it’s also a meditation on mortality.

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