Oh Brother Octopus

LANGUAGE: Indonesian
Florian Kunert - Germany - 27 MINS

Short Film     Developing Nations, Documentary

The sea nomads of Indonesia believe that with every newborn there is a twin brother in the form of an octopus. Rituals are carried out to appease the brother in the water and prevent misfortunes. When dishonor occurs, Jakarta is portrayed as the apocalyptic revenge of the brother octopus.