Wildcat: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

Wildcat is a stirring documentary equipped with a powerful intersection of military PTSD and animal conservation.

Release date

The documentary will premiere on December 30, 2022, on Prime Video.

Cast and Creators

  • Harry Turner
  • Samantha Zwicker

Wildcat is directed by Melissa Lesh and Trevor Frost.


“The film follows the inspiring story of young veteran Harry Turner on his journey into the Amazon. Once there, he meets Ph.D. candidate Samantha Zwicker, who is running a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center, and his life finds new meaning as he is entrusted with the life of an orphaned baby ocelot. What was meant to be an attempt to escape from life turns out to be an unexpected journey of love, discovery, and healing.”

Other details

Melissa Lesh has previously directed and co-wrote the documentary shorts Fairy Shrimp and Odonates.


The trailer follows a typical nature documentary with a British Army veteran finding the right place that he truly belongs to.

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