La Tortue rouge (The Red Turtle) (Blu-ray release 2016-11-30) tells the story of a man shipwrecked on a deserted island.  It progresses differently from Cast Away (2000).  He quickly constructs a raft, but it is destroyed, and this repeats for a few times.  Then the red turtle shows up, and we have a fantasy movie.

This minimalistic movie celebrates the deep awe of nature – sunsets, animals, ambiances, light, growth, death, human nature, etc.  Aside from the unique look of its animation, it also has a most distinctive feature of lacking dialogue – for a non-trivial story such as this one, this is really an accomplishment, and makes the movie even more sensual.

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