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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
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Release Date 2020-09-04
Runtime 84 minutes
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marsh_6055 shared a tip "Very pretty. I am a little worried for the filmmakers mental health tho."
FilmFan shared a tip "Amazing and very emotional story about the bond between a human and an octopus. Highly recommend."
kaydon_cameron shared a tip "Absolutely loved this documentary. Super cool."
sher_free shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Beautiful! So moving 😢"
deena_chadwick shared a tip "Extremely moving"
gregrungetv shared a tip "Very moving documentary!"
michelleward shared a tip "How did I get emotionally invested in this man and octopus???!"
donovan__bradshaw shared a tip "Please watch 😚❤😊"
itsveganyo shared a tip "What a wonderful perspective, great build of the story - you may need a box of tissues by your side"
noah_bertrand shared a tip "It was amazing to watch his connection form with this wild animal that you wouldn’t normally bond with."
kimberly_butnick shared a tip "Beautiful and touching I've watched it twice."
kathe_kaufman shared a tip "Fantastic videography/photography, moving, compelling."
payton_jett_8011 shared a tip "Wonderful, ❤️ warming and touching."
AB987 shared a tip "Intriguing, heartwarming, tragic, and captivating to the end. Great documentary!"
julie_white_233 shared a tip "Loved this! So interesting and inspiring. Fascinating creatures. Beautiful story and amazing filming."
camilla_aubrey shared a tip "Best hour & a half of my life. Cried a few times. Beautiful visuals & a touching story."
queen_ixel shared a tip "This was AMAZING! I Cried..."
adam_cooper_8959 shared a tip "I don't usually enjoy 'watching animals' movies, but this has a remarkably strong story and amazing photography."
justin_huddleston shared a tip "Such an amazing heartfelt story"
eg7 shared a tip "Incredible"
nisheeth_proshanti shared a tip "It is so fantastic! I cried and I don’t know why."
nanette_ng shared a tip "Very well narrated. Kept my interest, even though I don’t usually like documentaries."
tommy_netzband shared a tip "Old yeller meets the sea."
nudrat_fatima shared a tip "So amazing!! Beautiful visuals. I may have cried in the end."
rinett_hays shared a tip "So loved this great scenes and color. Learned a lot to. Touching"
madeline_mccalip shared a tip "This is one of the best documentaries I've seen! It's Excellent! Beautifully photographed! I love the music too!"
katie_schmoyer shared a tip "So so good! How we can connect with nature and what the animals can teach us. Loved it!"
jessica_vanhook shared a tip "This was so cool to watch. A diver develops a friendship with a particular octopus and learns so much from her 💕🐙"
dee_cargill shared a tip "One of the BEST docs I’ve ever seen! SO beautiful! Truly deserved the Oscar it won for Best Doc."
jenna_green_2576 shared a tip "Amazingly beautiful in vision and story. Also very educational. Beautiful! Must see!! It's fascinating!"
lori_llerandi shared a tip "Amazing story, stunning cinematography and an incredible story."
natasha_s_9175 shared a tip "Amazing connection a human creates with an octopus."
gail.aka.G shared a tip "Just finished watching absolutely amazing!! Highly recommended (bring a tissue)"
its.me...toby shared a tip "This is beautiful in so many ways. Visually, emotionally, and spiritual."
makenna_otten shared a tip "Fun fact: this movie made me cry"
JettDoodle shared a tip "Such a beautiful documentary"
Heda shared a tip "Great narative"
mssunny2020 shared a tip "It was interesting. A little slow at times but had a good message and I loved learning about and getting to know the octopus"
debbie_lewis_3446 shared a tip "One of the best things I've seen in 2020... and I've seen a lot."
terry_martinez shared a tip "Poignant documentary of what we can learn from nature and our world."
carolyn_calimeni shared a tip "Wonderfully visually and emotionally."
crystal_july shared a tip "Such a sweet story. It was highly recommended by friends. It was educational and sentimental."
kathy_mclean_4825 shared a tip "Love this so much!"
andrea_carbone_7124 shared a tip "Absolutely incredible. Gave me such a new perspective and appreciation for octopus and the ocean as a whole"
devin_barad shared a tip "Absolutely gorgeous film"
vanessa_wilson_5168 shared a tip "Amazing ❤️"
vanessa_wilson_5168 shared a tip "Amazing, beautiful"
nicole_smith_2266 shared a tip "made me cry and never eating octopus again. great movie for anyone"
kazmarazin shared a tip "An amazing documentary. The images and story are mesmerizing."
rosanne_friedlander shared a tip "Beautiful"
diane_olsen_3914 shared a tip "Really impressive documentary about a very interesting creature. Loved it."
alisha_veits shared a tip "Absolutely beautiful. Such respect between nature and humanity. Taught me!"
silvia_alejandra shared a tip "I was not expecting how emotional this film made me. As a wildlife enthusiast I absolutely loved it."
lynn_james_6900 shared a tip "Beautiful story; beautifully told ❤️"
gabriela_ortiz_8991 shared a tip "The documentary I didn’t know I needed .. amazing"
amanda_gillespie_136 shared a tip "Never imagined myself crying over an octopus! Phenomenal doc."
amanda_burbank shared a tip "Loved this. Fascinating"
sharon_hamilton shared a tip "Photography was wonderful. I loved it."
harmoni_kennedy shared a tip "Incredible"
sarah_giffen-hunter shared a tip "Beautiful story"