Turtle Diary



Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic camaraderie as they plan to steal two of the turtles and free them into the ocean.

  1. John Irvin


  2. Russell Hoban


  3. Harold Pinter


Top Billed Cast

  1. Glenda Jackson

    Glenda Jackson

    Neaera Duncan

  2. Ben Kingsley

    Ben Kingsley

    William Snow

  3. Michael Gambon

    Michael Gambon

    George Fairbairn (turtle keeper)

  4. Nigel Hawthorne

    Nigel Hawthorne

    The Publisher

  5. Richard Johnson

    Richard Johnson

    Mr. Johnson (Neaera's neighbor)

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Turtle Diary


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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 10, 1985


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget -

Revenue -



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