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The Red Turtle Q&A: Director Michaël Dudok de Wit introduces his animated castaway adventure

The Red Turtle, a new animation co-produced by Studio Ghibli, tells the story of a man washed up on a deserted island, populated only by turtles and crabs. His attempts to escape are thwarted by a giant red turtle, who he gradually befriends. Ahead of the film's London film festival screening, its director describes why animating – while often producing joyful results – can be a frustrating and lonely business.

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