Red Turtle, The ( tortue rouge, La ) Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 685

Average Rating: 3.3/4

# of Ratings: 14

Theatrical Release Date: 11/18/2016

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/02/2017

Genre: Animation, Fantasy

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Michael Dudok de Wit

Plot: The life of a castaway is told in major life stages in this dialogue-free animated film. -- Chris Kavan

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The Red Turtle

CarnivorousCouch - wrote on 02/23/2017

The Red Turtle is my #17 film of 2016. It's my third best animated film of the year because this has been an absolutely outstanding year for animated films! Beautiful, mysterious and heart-tugging. It's a magical realist storybook that quietly wraps you up in a fable about finding life, love, and family in unexpected places, then lets you go 80 short minutes later with a lump in your throat. Go to the link if you want to get a look at some of my favorite images from the film.

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