Tarka the Otter (1979)

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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. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Kids & Family
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Intended to be a nature film to educate the common man on the plight of the endangered otter, Tarka comes across as a fiasco of blood and bad narration.

Lee Mayo
Lee Mayo

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