• Song of the Sea (2014)

Song of the Sea

Release Date: 2014

DVD Release Date: March 17th, 2015

PG |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

An Irish youth (David Rawle) discovers that his mute sister is a selkie who must find her voice and free supernatural creatures from the spell of a Celtic goddess (Fionnula Flanagan).

Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle, Pat Shortt, Jon Kenny, Lisa Hannigan, Lucy O'Connell

Director: Tomm Moore

Genres: Animated , Adventure , Fantasy

Production Co: Irish Film Board, Cartoon Saloon

Keywords: Love, Heartwarming, Sister

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Tirdad DerakhshaniPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A transcendent work from Ireland's Cartoon Saloon studio that's almost wasted on kids. show more

  • 100
    New York Post

    I was reminded, at times, of the painstakingly detailed beauty of “The Triplets of Belleville,” but Moore has a more ethereal, rounded aesthetic all his own. They don’t make movies like this anymore — except when, lucky us, they do. show more

  • 80
    Boyd van HoeijThe Hollywood Reporter

    The narrative’s general rites-of-passage layout is of course extremely familiar, though, especially for foreign audiences, many of the stories-within-stories and characters that dot this particular journey will feel new as well as delightful. show more

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Awards

Nominated Animated Feature Film