The Red Turtle cert PG
Un Certain Regards Special Jury Prize, 2016 Cannes Film Festival
Director: Michael Dudok De Wit
France/Belgium no dialogue 81 minutes
UK release date: May 2017
Shipwrecked and stranded on a deserted tropical island, a man’s desperate attempts to escape are repeatedly thwarted by a mysterious, unseen creature.
Ten years in the making, The Red Turtle is a breathtakingly beautiful animation and a poignant, heartwarming parable about the relationship between human beings and nature.
“A work of art which transcends boundaries of language, culture, geography and age…simply magnificent.” – Mark Kermode, Observer.
“A dialogue-free love story, strange and sparingly supernatural.” – Ed Potton, Times.