Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit.
Featuring the voice talents of Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy, Axel Devillers, and Barbara Beretta.
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