The Red Turtle adds to Studio Ghibli's estimable legacy with a beautifully animated effort whose deceptively simple story boasts narrative layers as richly absorbing as its lovely visuals. - Rotten Tomatoes
Through the story of a man shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds, The Red Turtle recounts the milestones in the life of a human being.
Studio Ghibli’s first international coproduction is a ravishing castaway fable that combines beauty, mystery, drama and heartbreak – with not a word spoken.
Dudok de Wit’s compassionate, wistfully beautiful film reminds you that the net output of the nature machine is always life.
This movie just rattles along with glorious storytelling gusto in the spirit of Roald Dahl, ET creator Melissa Mathison and Dodie Smith, author of 101 Dalmatians. - The Guardian Read More »
Green Room delivers unapologetic genre thrills with uncommon intelligence and powerfully acted élan. - RT Read More »