November 4, 2019
Indie home entertainment distributor Shout! Factory has set a Dec. 3 release date for Caspar Mazzotti and Paul Phelan’s film Turtle Odyssey: Bunji’s Big Adventure. The 2018 documentary will be available as a 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray combo pack with regular Blu-ray, and on DVD.
The Australian film, which is narrated by Russell Crowe, features the unique lifecycle of a sea turtle named Bunji and her journey across the ocean. The film follows Bunji from a hatchling into adulthood as she swims thousands of miles, meeting various different creatures and having some wild encounters. She eventually migrates back to the beach she was born to lay her eggs that are the foundation for the next generation.
Turtle Odyssey, which grossed over $135,000 in the Australian box office, utilizes the new Imax Enhanced technology, which offers an expanded aspect ratio and immersive sound for an enhanced viewing experience.