The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus
- 72 min
- Directed by: Alexandre O Philippe
- Cast: Paul the Psychic Octopus
The story of Paul the octopus, who predicted the outcome of the 2010 World Cup from his home in a marine centre in Germany. With a tongue-on-cheek warmth that never quite sours into mockery; bookies, agents and Paul’s endearingly nerdy handlers contribute to the tale with a hint of Eurotrash wackiness.
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The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus22 Jun 2012
Irreverent foray into the Octopus who successfully predicted the results of the 2010 World Cup
The director of the brilliant Star Wars fan culture study The People Vs George Lucas returns with another buoyant and irreverent foray into the weirder verges of pop culture. Back in the summer of 2010, World Cup fever settled upon an octopus in a…
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