The Red Turtle

Animation/Drama, Belgium/France 2016

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This magnificent, timeless instant classic is the fruit of a collaboration between legendary Japanese animation studio Ghibli and Oscar-winning Dutch director Michael Dudok de Wit. Through the story of a castaway on a tropical desert island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds, The Red Turtle recounts the major stages in the life of a human being.


Cannes Film Festival 2016 Special Jury Prize
Magritte Awards, Belgium 2017 Best Foreign Film in Co-Production Best Sound
Athens International Film Festival 2016 Audience Award Best Film Special Mention Film

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Original title:

La tortue rouge

Original language:

no dialogue

Further titles:

Reddo Tâtoru – Aru Shima no Monogatari


1.85:1 HD, Color

Age recommendation of the KJF:

Starting at 12 years

Age rating:

Starting at 12

Audio language:

no dialogue