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Otter 501

Otter 501 (2012)

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A storm grows, a sea otter pup is separated from her mother, and a young woman bound for adventure blows in to town. On a wild, windswept beach these lives collide and an entire species' survival gets personal. Offering a fresh take on the familiar nature documentary format, Otter 501 combines stunning natural history footage with clever, digital age storytelling. Through Katie's eyes you will see our playful pup, otter number 501, get an amazing second chance at life in the wild. As the two

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You have to give the producers of "Otter 501" points for trying something different, even if it's not ultimately all that successful.

June 14, 2012 Full Review Source: Arizona Republic
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This ponderously paced mashup of painfully sincere drama and beautifully lensed documentary won't survive very long in the theatrical wilderness.

May 14, 2012 Full Review Source: Variety
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The stars of the film are so entertaining, the tricks seem superfluous. Sometimes all you need are otters.

May 10, 2012 Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle
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Informative, attractively produced animal documentary.

May 31, 2012 Full Review Source: East Bay Express
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Informative otter docu best for older animal-loving kids.

May 11, 2012 Full Review Source: Common Sense Media
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