The Red Turtle / La tortue rouge (cert tbc)

turtleAlthough there is no dialogue the big questions the film asks, about ambition, acceptance and the beauty of companionship, ring loud in every frame. A man is shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds. When he builds a wooden raft, he is confronted by the eponymous turtle. The story then follows the milestones in his life on the island which include meeting a woman and starting a family. London-based Dutch animator Michael Dudok de WitfrenchfilmfirstLogo co-wrote the film’s story with French filmmaker Pascale Ferran. It adventurously links isolation and freedom and is the first international co-production for Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli. Presented in Cannes Un Certain Regard.

Director Michael Dudok de Wit I 2016 I 80mins I UK distrib STUDIOCANAL

Leeds International Film Festival Sun 6 Nov 15:45

Ciné Lumière Thu 10 Nov 18:50 + Guest (TBC)

Edinburgh Filmhouse Mon 14 Nov 13:10 & 18:10

Norwich Cinema City Thu 17 Nov 18:15

Dundee Contemporary Arts Sat 19 Nov 15:30

Glasgow Film Theatre Sat 19 Nov 14:30

Queen’s Film Theatre Belfast Sat 19 Nov 13:00

Hebden Bridge Picturehouse Sun 20 Nov 19:45

London Barbican Sun 20 Nov 14:00

Newcastle Tyneside Cinema Mon 21 Nov 18:45

Inverness Eden Court Sat 26 Nov 13:45

Saffron Screen Saffron Walden Mon 28 Nov 20:00

Aberdeen Belmont Filmhouse Fri 2 Dec 18:15

Added Screenings

Hereford Courtyard

Wed 7 Dec 17:00 Cezanne et moi

Edinburgh Filmhouse

Sat 19 Nov 13:10. Cezanne et moi
Sun 20 Nov 13:10 Come What May/ En mai, fais ce qu’il te plait NEW SCREENING



The online brochure above is more up to date than your paper copy. For all up to the minute information about schedules, always check with your local cinema.
Have a great festival!


Corrections from the printed brochure

The downloadable brochure above is up to date as of 1 November 2016.

Here are the corrections for those of you who picked up a paper brochure from your cinema:

p.28 & 49 Aberdeen Belmont Tour de France is at 20:00.

p 48 Filmhouse Tue 15 Nov 18:30 A Journey Through French Cinema / Voyage à travers le cinéma français + intro by Martine Pierquin.

p 50 Barbican Red Turtle Sun 20 Nov 14:00

p 23 & 51 Leeds Red Turtle starts at 15:45

p 39 & 47 Belmont Aberdeen has new screening of Le nouveau  on Wed 9 and Thu 17 Nov

p 47 & 49 Belmont Aberdeen Learn by Hert (schools) on Thu 10 Nov

p 14 & 50   JW3 Fanny’s journey is at 20:30 not 20:00 

p 12 & 51 Hereford Courtyard Cezanne et moi (new screening) Wed 7 Dec 17:00


Phantom Boy: credits should be:
Actors: Fred Armisen, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jared Padalecki, Marcus D'angelo, Dana Snyder, Melissa Disney

Directors Alain Gagnol, Jean-Loup Felicioli; Screenwriter Alain Gagnol


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