Wildcat, Amazon Prime Video’s next documentary, is set to debut on the streaming site on Friday, December 30, 2022, at 12 a.m. GMT (tentative time). It follows a young combat veteran who wanders into the Amazon rainforest, where he meets a young lady who operates a rehabilitation center. His contact with the lady will permanently alter his life.
The documentary has a running duration of 1 hour 45 minutes and is directed by renowned filmmakers Melissa Lesh and Trevor Beck Frost. Alysa Nahmias and Joshua Altman are the producers.
Wildcat on Amazon Prime Video will be an exciting watch
On November 2, 2022, Amazon Prime Video published the official trailer for Wildcat, which provides a glimpse into the young veteran Harry Turner’s thrilling odyssey as he crosses the grandeur and desolation of Amazon in a bid to rediscover the joy of life and himself. The film begins with a magnificent image of a baby ocelot climbing a tree as the veteran looks on in admiration. He then claims that while serving in Afghanistan, he was medically discharged due to PTSD. He claims,
“I had the impression that life was not worth living. And maybe I should simply go when no one knows whether I’m alive or dead.”
The trailer then recounts his adventure through the woodland in short. Overall, it has a thrilling and uplifting tone that lovers of nature and adventure documentaries will surely like. The following is Amazon Studios’ official summary of the documentary:
“Wildcat recounts the dramatic and uplifting journey of a young veteran across the Amazon. When he arrives, he meets a young lady who runs a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation facility, and his life takes on a new purpose when he is entrusted with the life of an orphaned baby ocelot.”
According to the description,
“What was supposed to be an effort to escape life becomes an unexpected journey of love, discovery, and healing.”
According to the trailer and description for Wildcat, audiences can anticipate a dramatic and inspiring documentary that examines a variety of intriguing subjects, including love, the beauty of nature, trauma, healing, and many more. Fans can anticipate a very moving documentary that depicts the protagonist’s change as he seeks the meaning and purpose of his life while witnessing various remarkable encounters along the way.
Wildcat revolves around Harry Turner’s friendship with the newborn Ocelot. Turner assists the infant in adjusting to his surroundings, while his bond with Ocelot aids in his recovery process from the multiple traumas he had as a soldier in Afghanistan at the age of 18. Turner discussed how much his life has altered and the subjects explored in the film in an interview with People magazine. He stated (obtained via People),
“My life is a little different than others, but I want people to leave knowing they are not alone. The film touches on subjects that will strike a chord with everyone, from their love of animals to their struggle with mental illness.”
Turner said that the Ocelot was returned to the forest when the documentary was completed. According to People, he hopes the newborn Ocelot has “formed his own ocelot family.” Wildcat will be available on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, December 30, 2022.