The Red Turtle

The Red Turtle

The Red Turtle

Animated fable with no dialogue, co-produced by Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away), about a man stranded on an island with only the company of birds, crabs and turtles.

Winner of Un Certain Regard (Special Jury Prize), 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
2016Rating: PG80 minsFrance, Japan, Belgium
AnimatedWorld Cinema
96%
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

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A fable so simple, so pure, it feels as if it has existed for hundreds of years, like a brilliant shard of sea glass rendered smooth and elegant through generations of retelling.

The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

The big questions it asks, about ambition, acceptance and the beauty of companionship, ring loud in every heart-melting frame.

4.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Benefits from the beautiful animation work of Dudok de Wit and his team.

FilmInk

FilmInk

press

A desperately beautiful narrative that is all at once joyful, harrowing, miserable, and hopeful.

Variety

Variety

press

A fable so simple, so pure, it feels as if it has existed for hundreds of years, like a brilliant shard of sea glass rendered smooth and elegant through generations of retelling.

The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

The big questions it asks, about ambition, acceptance and the beauty of companionship, ring loud in every heart-melting frame.

4.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Benefits from the beautiful animation work of Dudok de Wit and his team.

FilmInk

FilmInk

press

A desperately beautiful narrative that is all at once joyful, harrowing, miserable, and hopeful.