"The Red Turtle remains throughout a simple, gripping story of survival, deriving its sense of adventure from the most basic plot imaginable." — A.V. Club
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. A production of Studio Ghibli who brought you HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE, PRINCESS MONONOKE, SPIRITED AWAY and MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO.
"A fable so simple, so pure, it feels as if it has existed for hundreds of years, like a brilliant shard of sea glass rendered smooth and elegant through generations of retelling." - Variety
"The Red Turtle practices a minor, gentle magic. It wants you to smile and say, “Ahh,” rather than gasp and say,'Wow.'" - New York Times