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Watch: Dan Beers’ ‘Octopus’ Will Have You Feeling Warm and Fuzzy

Watch: Dan Beers' 'Octopus' Will Have You Feeling Warm and Fuzzy


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National Octopus Day is upon us and with it comes a charming short film written and directed by Dan Beers featuring indie darlings Kate Lyn Sheil and Abbie Cornish. 

Setting the record straight on the plural of “octopus,” (it’s “octopuses,” not “octopi”) Olivia (Sheil) is a biology-obsessed loner who far prefers cold cephalopod connection to those of a more mammalian bent. But when Olivia finds herself pulled out of her comfort zone, she soon finds that friends don’t have to come with tentacles. 

“Octopus'” is Beers’ follow-up to his feature comedy “Premature,” and is presented in conjunction with AT&T and VICE

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