Monsieur Oyster

Nowness, National Geographic

Panthalassa Society: Douglas Guillot, Sarah Arnould, Sergio Penzo

Category: Film

The first of a series of culinary films that document the magnetism of the ocean. In this ode to the aphrodisiacal mollusk, we traveled to the Arcachon coast in south-west France to capture the working day of famed sixth-generation oyster farmer and actor Joël Dupuch.

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“Eating oysters is like kissing the sea on the lips,” the French poet Léon-Paul Fargue once wrote.