Oil Gobblers

  • 9.5 10
  • 1988
  • 20min

This Oscar-winning fake documentary follows a group of scientists and filmmakers on their quest to find some strange creatures that inhabit toxic waste.


AWARDS: Student Academy Awards/ Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival/ Odense International Film Festival/ Munich International Festival of Film Schools/ Krakow Film Festival

Oil Gobblers. The strange creatures of the industrial wastelands

This short fake documentary - a winner of the Student Academy Award - follows a zoologist and a biochemist as they go out into an oilfield with a cameraman and filmmaker to observe and study the elusive "oil gobblers".

Jan Sverák
Jan Sverák Director

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