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Selkirk, the Real Robinson Crusoe

Selkirk, the Real Robinson Crusoe

Selkirk, an unruly, selfish pirate, is the sailing master of the Esperanza, an English galley roaming the South Seas in search of treasure. When Captain Bullock decides to abandon him on an uninhabited island, Selkirk discovers a new outlook on the world and learns to survive alone, becoming the real Robinson Crusoe.


Selkirk, the Real Robinson Crusoe


Walter Tournier

Year of Release:



Uruguay, Argentina, Chile


Spanish, with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Narrative Feature


111 minutes




Wed 23 Sept, 10.30am, MovieTowne POS
Thu 24 Sept, 10.00am, UWI
Fri 25 Sept, 11.00am, MovieTowne Tobago
Tue 29 Sept, 11.00am, MovieTowne POS

T+T Premiere

About the Director(s):

Walter Tournier

Walter Tournier

Born in 1944, Walter Tournier is a well-known Uruguayan director of animated and documentary films. He made his first animated short, In the Forest There Is Much to Do, in 1974, and has directed almost 20 films since then. Selkirk, the Real Robinson Crusoe, is his most recent film.

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