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PG| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Fiona (Jeni Courtney) is a young Irish girl with an unusual family history, including a long-missing baby brother. When she goes to live with her grandparents on the west coast of Ireland, Fiona hears stories about her ancestors, tales that involve mythical creatures called selkies who can shift from seal to human form. After Fiona ends up on the small island of Roan Inish, her family's ancestral home, she believes she may have found her little brother living by the sea.

Cast: Mick Lally , Eileen Colgan , John Lynch , Jeni Courtney , Richard Sheridan , Cillian Byrne , Pat Slowey , Dave Duffy

Director: John Sayles

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Columbia TriStar Home Video, Samuel Goldwyn Company

The Secret Of Roan Inish (1994)

Release Date: January 31st, 1995|1 hr. 43 min.

fan reviews ( 1 )
  • November 02, 2008 Mindy
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    Wonderful movie! I rented it one night, as the video store was out of what i wanted one evening. I like to have a look at obscure movies that dont seem to get alot of press-especially foriegn movies. This story had me rivited, and I would love to see it again!

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