The Red Turtle (2017)

The Red Turtle (2017)

2017 | 80 Minutes

Fantasy | Drama | Animation

The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.

Overall Rating

9 / 10
Verdict: Great
  • The Red Turtle is visual storytelling at its finest. I've not seen many films that have little to no dialogue, and immediately this reminded me of 'All Is Lost'. An international co-production between Wild Bunch and Studio Ghibli, this is simply a... Read the full review »
  • WHAT I LIKED: Beyond all else, 'The Red Turtle,' is a beautiful display of the sheer power of a moving picture, as this is a film that harks back to the silent age of cinema and goes to show how simple imagery can evoke the strongest of emotional... Read the full review »
  • junelkean

    7 / 10
    Although suffering from a slow paced narrative, The Red Turtle synthesizes a powerful message, haunting music and hypnotic animation to explore the magical and realistic sides of life. It's truly a captivating fairy tale that works on all levels o... Read the full review »