Longing for Perfection. ‘The Red Turtle’ by Michael Dudok de Wit
(Jelle Schot) The Low Countries - 2017, № 25, p. 287-288
The life of Michael Dudok de Wit was changed by a digital message from Studio Ghibli, the renowned Japanese animation studio. ‘Would you make a full-length film for us?’ The film saw the light of day in May 2016, called The Red Turtle. It is an extraordinary, beautiful, philosophical and completely wordless fairy tale about a castaway washed ashore on an uninhabited tropical island.
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