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The Octopus

La pieuvre

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Directed by Jean Painlevé
France, 1928
Documentary, Silent, Short

Synopsis

An octopus slithers over objects on land – a doll, a skull – then oozes along the shore into the sea. It secretes its ink. The camera follows it along rocks into deeper water, watching closely as it breathes.

Synopsis

An octopus slithers over objects on land – a doll, a skull – then oozes along the shore into the sea. It secretes its ink. The camera follows it along rocks into deeper water, watching closely as it breathes.

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The OctopusDirected byJean Painlevé

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Cinéma du Réel
2019

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