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TURTLE: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY

by Nick Stringer

synopsis

A documentary about a small loggerhead turtle, who follows in the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world. Born on a beach in Florida, she rides the Gulf Stream all the way to the frozen north and ultimately swims around the entire North Atlantic to Africa and back to the beach where she was born.

international title: Turtle: The Incredible Journey
original title: Turtle: The Incredible Journey
country: United Kingdom, Austria, Germany
sales agent: Sola Media GmbH
year: 2008
genre: documentary
directed by: Nick Stringer
release date: AT 01/10/2009, DE 01/10/2009, NL 22/10/2009, HU 13/05/2010, EE 17/09/2010
screenplay: Melanie Finn
cinematography by: Rory McGuinness
film editing: Sean Barton, Richard Wilkinson
music: Henning Lohner
producer: Zorana Piggott, Mike Downey, Sam Taylor, Nick Stringer, Helmut Grasser, Solveig Langeland
production: Film and Music Entertainment, Allegro Film, Tradewind Pictures, Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF)
backing: Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Austrian Film Institute
distributor: Filmladen, 20th Century Fox Germany GmbH, Independent Films