Animated adventure and debut feature from co-writer and director Michael Dudok de Wit. Caught in a powerful storm, a man is thrown from his vessel and left shipwrecked on a deserted island. Realising he is alone, he decides to gather supplies and take his chances back out at sea. Using bamboo from the nearby forest, he begins building a raft before setting off into the ocean. However, when a number of his escape attempts are thwarted by a giant red turtle, he admits defeat and is forced to return to the shore. With no choice but to accept his fate, the man is left shocked when a mysterious red haired woman suddenly appears on the beach. After spending time getting to know each other, the pair begin a relationship and decide to start a family together in their peaceful island paradise.