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La tortue rouge (2016)

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

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

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Animation | Fantasy

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Rated PG for some thematic elements and peril | See all certifications »

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20 January 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Tartaruga Vermelha  »

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$21,010 (USA) (20 January 2017)

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$38,634 (USA) (20 January 2017)
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First non-Japanese film to be produced by Studio Ghibli. See more »

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In deference to the title character, the Studio Ghibli logo is red instead of the traditional blue. See more »

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References Gulliver's Travels (1939) See more »

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A masterclass in animation storytelling
19 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a big fan of survival films. In particular, J.C. Chandor's All Is Lost is my favorite film of the decade so far and it's with high praise that I say that The Red Turtle reminded me so much of it. The animation is simple, but it's perfect for this type of story. It's an amazingly written film. It understands the power of visual storytelling and it never loses our gaze. The music score is also perfectly integrated, composed and mixed with a real care for the quieter moments and it never overdoes anything (something that many dialogue-less films do). Animation or no animation, you become deeply invested in these characters. I can't recommend this film enough. I highly recommend it.


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