Turtle Diary (1985)
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as Neaera Duncan
as William Snow
as Mrs. Inchcliff
as Miss Neap
as Mr. Meager
as Woman in bookshop
as Garage Man
as Man in Bookshop
as Lorry Driver
as Assistant Keeper
as American Woman
as American Man
Critic Reviews for Turtle Diary
What's left is not quite Delia Swallow for grown-ups; but the bland world this film inhabits is almost as quaint, complacent and parochial.
A small, eccentric, exquisitely acted comedy that manages to be as eerie as it is funny. Though it eventually seems somewhat less than the sum of its parts, it's a most engaging shaggy-turtle story.
Ben Kingsley's smile, so warm and mysterious, is the sun that shines all through "Turtle Diary."
An intelligent, witty, offbeat, and somewhat eccentric comedy based on the novel by Russell Hoban.
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A film that deserves credit for its unpredictability as much as it does for its genuine warm-heartedness.
Audience Reviews for Turtle Diary
Glenda Jackson and Ben Kingsley liberate turtles from an aquarium and return them to the sea in this charming, quirky comedy populated with peculiar people.
[i]I am prejudiced, I like Ben Kingsley. Saw this movie a year ago, and[/i] [i]I want to see it again. There are relatively few movies in this film genre.[/i] [i]"Turtle Diary" has a good environmental theme and a pretty good love[/i] [i]story. Shows a great love for animals, in a logical format.[/i] [i]////[/i]
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