Oh Brother Octopus

Direction
Year
2017
Country
  • Germany
Duration
27min
Audio Tracks
Subtitles

Nomads in the seas of Indonesia say that when a women gives birth to a child, she also gives birth to its twin in the form of an octopus. A look at a cultural environment shaped by traditional folk beliefs. The camera follows a man swimming with his face submerged in the sea in a ritual honouring the octopus. Dishonouring your aquatic brother can lead to misfortune.

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Details

  • Original title
    Oh Brother Octopus
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Florian Kunert
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Florian Kunert
  • Editing
    Ian Purnell
  • Music
    Stefan Galler, The Strangers
  • Sound
    Stefan Voglsinger
  • Duration
    27 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2017
  • Country
    • Germany
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production

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