My Octopus Teacher

My Octopus Teacher

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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.

202084 minsSouth Africa
Documentary

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My Octopus Teacher | Awards

Award Winner
Best Documentary winner at the 2021 Academy Awards and BAFTAs.

My Octopus Teacher | Reviews

93%43 reviews

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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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My Octopus Teacher | Release Details

My Octopus Teacher is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.