U certificateRing of Bright Water is a Film programme that first aired in 1969 and has been classified a U certificate.

Ring of Bright Water is a 3 star programme

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Ring of Bright Water (1969)

Directed by
Jack Couffer

Family drama about a disillusioned civil servant who makes a better life for himself with the help of a pet otter. The man buys the animal to brighten his dull London routine but is soon forced to vacate his flat due to the creature's playfully destructive disposition. He leaves his job, and the pair take off for the Scottish Highlands to forge a peaceful new life. Based on Gavin Maxwell's best-selling autobiographical book.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1969

3/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Bill Travers...Graham Merrill
Image for Virginia McKennaVirginia McKenna...Mary MacKenzie
Peter Jeffrey...Colin Wilcox
Jameson Clark...Storekeeper
Helena Gloag...Mrs. Flora Elrich
W.D. Joss...Lighthouse keeper
Roddy Mcmillan...Bus driver
Jean Taylor-Smith...Mrs. Sarah Chambers
Image for Christopher BenjaminChristopher Benjamin...Fishmonger
Kevin Collins...Fisherman
Archie Duncan...Road mender
Juney Ellis...Barmaid
Philippa Gail...Pet stall girl
Tommy Godfrey...Ticket seller
Walter Hall
Bill Horsley...Timid man
Philip McCall...Frank
Philip Morant
Michael O'Halloran...Herman
John Young...Guard