Song of the Sea

Song of the Sea

DVD - 2015
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When Saoirse and Ben's mother mysteriously disappears into the ocean, the two children go on an epic journey to find out the truth about her, and in the process, discover mystical secrets about both their mother and Saoirse herself.
Publisher: Universal City, California : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, ©2015.
Edition: Widescreen version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 34 min.) :,sound, colour ;,12 cm
digital, video, surround, rda
video file, DVD, rda


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Jun 20, 2019

A truly exceptional work of art in an age of Pixar/dreamworks wannabes.

Mar 16, 2019

This movie is absolutely beautiful with moving scenery, picture, and a hauntingly beautiful score. It is a touching story of loss and how the love found between family helps to heal if you open yourself to it. The Irish mythology is wonderfully wound throughout.
I borrowed this movie because I was getting ready to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, and it was the perfect addition to the other activities I was doing.

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From the creators of the Academy Award-nominated "The Secret of Kells" comes a breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece. Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, "Song of the Sea" tells the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world of magic and discover secrets of their past. Pursued by the owl witch, Macha, and a host of ancient and mythical creatures, Saoirse and Ben race against time to awaken Saoirse's powers and keep the spirit world from disappearing forever. As enthralling for adults as for children young and old, "Song of the Sea" is a wonder of magical storytelling and visual splendor that is destined to become a classic.

Jul 05, 2018

I loved every minute of this brilliant film! The animation, music, story, and characters are absolutely stunning! It's refreshing to see such masterpieces being produced, something that both adults and children can enjoy. I also love all the Celtic mysticism, and the usage of Irish Gaelic. Beautiful.

SPPL_Kristen Mar 20, 2018

Beautiful animation and music plus a super sweet story.

Aug 17, 2017

Beautiful animation with a featured song that stuck in my head for days....sung beautifully by the voice of Saoirse. Loved the imaginative way Saoirse was transformed from selkie and back to human....magical. Voice of Ben was just right. Lovely fairy tale for both adults and kids.

Aug 17, 2017

Characters like Lug, Spud, & Mossy, the Great Seanchaí, Macha the Owl Witch, Saoirse, who needs her selkie coat to sing & save the fairy world, and her big brother Ben & his brave and loyal dog, Chu, are reminiscent of the Wizard of Oz. Beautiful hand-drawn artwork versus computer-generated images. Academy-Award nominated family film is worth watching!

Aug 16, 2017

This beautiful, magical, moving film has a style all its own. I recommend it for fans of Celtic mythology, fantasy, and/or animation.

Jun 19, 2017

I find this movie very good it's a film that all ages can enjoy, it's a happy sad movie and the animation is very beautiful.

Megan_PNW May 02, 2017

A beautiful, dreamy story that is a little funny, a little sad and very sweet. Great for grown-ups too!

Apr 23, 2017

The art and music in this film are delightful. It's a joy for all ages.

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