Tarka the Otter (1979)

Genres - Adventure, Children's/Family  |   Sub-Genres - Animal Picture  |   Release Date - Nov 2, 1979 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 87 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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With a screenplay by naturalist Gerald Durrell, this British film follows the poignant tale of a loving otter, who gives birth to a son named Tarka, only to find him in danger of death at the fangs of a pack of hounds. Killed in the act of protecting him, Tarka's mother leaves his side early in his young life, leaving him to embark on an incredible journey for survival on his own.

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