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Second Opinion – The Red Turtle (2016)

The Red Turtle, 2016.

Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit.

Featuring the voice talents of Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy, Axel Devillers, and Barbara Beretta.

Synopsis:

A man is shipwrecked on an island, and his attempts to escape are thwarted by a giant red turtle.

There were a couple of unusual nominees in the Best Animated Feature category at the most recent Oscars – apart a couple of stop-motion films and the usual Disney and Pixar offerings, there was this oddity. A co-production between Studio Ghibli and Dutch animator Michaël Dudok de Wit, it’s an enchanting film that might be a little short on character (and characters) but is rich in atmosphere and emotion.

The story focuses on an unnamed man who washes up on a desert island, alone except for the odd crab or seal. He tries his best to escape, but every raft he makes gets nudged by
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Movie Review – The Red Turtle (2016)

The Red Turtle, 2016.

Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit.

Featuring the voice talents of Emmanuel Garijo, Barbara Beretta, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy and Axel Deville.

Synopsis:

A man is washed up on a desert island. It looks like paradise, but he needs to escape. He builds a raft and starts to sail away when something unseen destroys the craft and he has to swim back to land. Several more attempts end in exactly the same way until he discovers his adversary. A giant red turtle. And when the animal ventures onto the island, the man decides to take his revenge.

Michael Dudok de Wit’s latest animation, and his first full length feature, is a co-production with the legendary Studio Ghibli. That, by itself, raises expectations long before the lights dim and as soon as they do, we’re engulfed in a vicious storm at sea. Towering, never-ending waves roar in our ears and,
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