Film still from <em>The Girl Who Talked to Dolphins</em>Image courtesy of the British Council New Zealand.

Film still from The Girl Who Talked to DolphinsImage courtesy of the British Council New Zealand.

The Girl Who Talked to Dolphins

British Council John Grierson Documentary Series
  • Sun 22 Sep 2019
  • 4—5:05PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema
  • Free entry
  • All welcome
  • Free entry tickets will be re-allocated to waiting customers five minutes after screening start time
  • Hearing loop provided for the hearing impaired
  • Wheelchair spaces available. Free entry for a companion to assist an audience member who has a disability. Companion seat is automatically allocated when a wheelchair space is booked
  • Rated exempt

In the 1960s, a powerful and charismatic scientist invites a young woman to live full-time with a dolphin in a flooded house.

Documentary telling the story of the most extraordinary experiment in the history of animal science. In the 1960s, a powerful and charismatic scientist flooded a house. He then invited a young woman to live there full-time with a dolphin. Their intention was the ultimate in animal research - they wanted to teach the dolphin to speak English. What happened next would change all their lives. For the first time those involved in the experiment reveal the secrets of the Dolphin House.

UK, 2014, 55 min., Dir. Christopher Riley

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Film poster from <em>The Girl Who Talked to Dolphins</em>Image courtesy of the British Council New Zealand.

Film poster from The Girl Who Talked to DolphinsImage courtesy of the British Council New Zealand.

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