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My Octopus Teacher

2020-09-04 | Documentary

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After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end he eventually wins the animal’s trust and they develop a never-before-seen bond between human and wild animal.
Director: Philippa Ehrlich, James Reed
Stars: Craig Foster, Tom Foster

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    Best Documentary Feature

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    Best Documentary

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On January 14, 2022, there were 5156 public reaction to My Octopus Teacher including absolutely beautiful, incredibly beautiful, highly intelligent, hauntingly beautiful, absolutely fascinating.
The release date of My Octopus Teacher is September 04, 2020.
The director of My Octopus Teacher is Philippa Ehrlich.
The genre of My Octopus Teacher is Documentary.
The full version of My Octopus Teacher is provided by Netflix , Netflix Kids
The casts of My Octopus Teacher are Craig Foster starring as Self, Tom Foster starring as Self.
My Octopus Teacher won 2021 Academy Awards, USA, 2021 BAFTA Awards, 2021 American Cinema Editors, USA, 2021 Houston Film Critics Society Awards, 2021 International Documentary Association, 2021 PGA Awards, 2020 Critics' Choice Documentary Awards, 2020 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival (GZDOC), 2020 Millennium Docs Against Gravity.
The runtime of My Octopus Teacher is 84 minutes.
On January 14, 2022, the IMDB rating of My Octopus Teacher is 8.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 93/100, Metacritic rating is 82/100, TMDB rating is 8.0/10.