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 (2012)


Uruguay, Argentina, Chile


Spanish, with English subtitles




Walter Tournier

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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