In this adaptation of Russell Hoban’s novel, lonely bookseller Ben Kingsley and single children’s author Glenda Jackson are brought together by their mutual longing to liberate the turtles at the zoo aquarium, aided by zookeeper Michael Gambon. Watch out for Pinter’s bookshop customer cameo and supporting performances by Jeroen Krabbe, Harriet Walter and Eleanor Bron.

  • Directed By John Irvin
  • 1985
  • U.K.
  • 35mm
  • 96 minutes