The Red Turtle (La tortue rouge)
Director: Michael Dudok de Wit
Country of Origin: France-Belgium-Japan 2016 80 mins. (PG)
Un Certain Regard, Special Prize 2016 Cannes Film Festival
Released by StudioCanal
From acclaimed director Michael Dudok de Wit, and produced by the Academy Award-winning animation house Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro), comes a magical castaway story that combines beauty, nature, and mystery. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated feature, The Red Turtle is a stunning and touching animation about the transience of life through the story of a man shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds, The Red Turtle recounts the milestones in the life of a human being.