My Octopus Teacher
Original title: My Octopus Teacher
Duration: 1h 24min
Vote average: 8
Vote count: 311
Production: Off the Fence
Original language: en
Release date: 2020-09-04
Director: James Reed, Philippa Ehrlich
Actors: Craig Foster, Tom Foster
DVD Covers, 2020, Custom Covers, Documentary
My Octopus Teacher 2020 DVD Cover – Summary
My Octopus Teacher 2020 DVD Cover. Craig Foster encounters an extraordinary trainer, a teenage octopus who shows incredible enthusiasm, after years of swimming every day in the cold ocean off the coast of Africa.
After months of visiting her den and watching her movements, he finally earns the animal’s trust, and the two form a never-before-seen human-wild animal relationship.
My Octopus Teacher 2020 DVD Cover – Synopsis
Craig Foster, a documentary filmmaker, dives into the water near his home on the southern shores of the Cape Peninsula to watch, record, explore, and be touched by a typical octopus in My Octopus Teacher (Octopus vulgaris).
Foster is taking a break from documentary filmmaking after experiencing burnout on his last project.
He “meets” an octopus while freediving and returns to her every day, capturing the majority of her life cycle, which lasts over a year.
He develops a deep emotional attachment to her and describes how she helps him recover.