My Octopus Teacher

An intimate portrait of man and mollusc

Bobby Jack

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Craig Foster’s haunting documentary, My Octopus Teacher, is unlike anything else I’ve watched on Netflix, although non-fiction has quickly become the platform’s forte. This show is less Attenborough and more ‘gonzo nature’, an 85-minute tale of one man’s experience with one cephalopod.

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Bobby Jack

Technologist & writer, Bobby is an Editor at consumer tech site makeuseof.com and ex-Editor-in-Chief of Switch Player Magazine. Read lots more at bobbyjack.me.