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The Red Turtle

Directed by: Michaël Dudok de Wit

2016 | France | 80 minutes | Unrated


Friday, April 7, 2017, 7pm


Saturday, April 8, 2017, 3pm


Saturday, April 8, 2017, 7pm

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.

"The Red Turtle is a profoundly simple meditation on the many ways we've become alienated from nature and from the Earth." - Tirdad Derakhshani, Philadelphia Inquirer

"A fable, beautifully drawn in calm, soothing colors, it doesn't even have dialogue, let alone a throbbing soundtrack. Those sounds you hear are the sounds of silence, and eventually they become hypnotic." - Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press

Un Certain Regard Prize, Cannes Film Festival 2016

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year Nominee, Academy Awards 2017

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