La tortue rouge [The Red Turtle] (2016)

La tortue rouge
Director: Michael Dudok de Wit
Writer: Michael Dudok de Wit, Pascale Ferran
Cast: Emmanuel GarijoBarbara Beretta, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy, Axel Devillers
Part of: /slash Filmfestival
Seen on: 1.10.2016
[Review by cornholio.]

A man (Emmanuel Garijo) is shipwrecked and only barely makes it to land on a deserted island. He is a survivor and immediately starts with preparing a raft to leave the island. But a giant red turtle patrols the sea and destroys it. And the raft after that. And the raft after that. But when the turtle comes ashore, the man has his chance for revenge. But are they actually enemies?

La tortue rouge is a gorgeous film with a story that raised my eyebrow(s) more than once as I couldn’t really turn off my head to enjoy the film as would have probably been advisable. But I still liked it.


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