When a filmmaker’s daughter uses all her childhood savings to go swimming with wild dolphins, he becomes curious as to why so many people get hung up on these animals, and why the “Sea World”/”Ocean World” industry is so huge. He learns that scientists have recently discovered we are the only creatures on land born with vernix caseosa – just like dolphins. This vernix is the wax-like fatty layer our babies are born with. What is it good for? And why have only we (human beings) and marine mammals developed this genetic trait?
With his daughter, a good friend and underwater photographer, and an engaged and inspiring group of top scientific researchers and experts, compelling proof is unveiled – that human beings are descendants of apes who settled and evolved on the beach and became free-divers, before returning to dry land.