Võitis äsja Oscari. Lisaks omab veel peotäit muid auhindu ja nominatsioone. Eile õhtul vaatasime. Imeline, hämmastav dokumentaalfilmi-elamus. 

My Octopus Teacher is a 2020 Netflix Original documentary film directed by Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed, which documents a year spent by filmmaker Craig Foster forging a relationship with a wild common octopus in a South African kelp forest. Read more:

Words can’t do the film justice; viewing it is a sensory experience. Every day for a year, Craig Foster went free diving without a wetsuit or scuba gear in the frigid ocean near Cape Town, with water temperatures as cold as 46 degrees Fahrenheit, to visit an octopus. He wanted to be “more like an amphibious animal” without barriers between himself and the marine environment. Watching trust build over time between a man and a curious, creative octopus referred to only as “her” — Foster never named her because “she was not a pet and I respect her wildness” — is spellbinding. Read more:

April 28/2021                                                                                         Image: Internet

“The Hawaiian creation myth relates that the present cosmos is only the last of a series, having arisen in stages from the wreck of the previous universe. In this account, the octopus is the lone survivor of the previous, alien universe.” ― Roland Burrage Dixon, Oceanic Mythology

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