Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, and Lisa Hannigan lend their voices to this animated fantasy inspired by the legend of the Selkie. The story follows the adventures of a young boy and his little sister -- the last of the Seal children -- as they journey across a world of magic and wonder on a quest to return to the sea.
Bruno Coulais - COMPOSER
Tomm Moore - Director; Screen Story
William Collins - Screenwriter
Claus Toksvig Kjaer
Svend Rothmann Bonde
Giovanna Ferrari - Animator, ;
Ole Christian Loken
Brendan Gleeson - Actor/"Braveheart"
Fionnula Flanagan - TV Actress
Lisa Hannigan - Musician, Featured, HERBIE HANCOCK: POSSIBILITIES (2006)
"[A] Pied Piper-like fable about the power of music and the magic in the everyday..." - 12/19/2014 New York Times
"[A] wonder to behold. This visually stunning animation masterwork, steeped in Irish myth, folklore and legend, so adroitly mixes the magical and the everyday that to watch it is to be wholly immersed in an enchanted world." - 01/08/2015 Los Angeles Times
"[A] sumptuous marriage of visuals and narrative....Imagine a fantastical pop-up book sprung to life..." - 01/29/2015 Washington Post
3 stars out of 4 -- "The visuals remain precisely detailed and subtly entrancing. Before you know it, you are drawn into this world that is both real and unreal." - 02/19/2015 Chicago Sun-Times
5 stars out of 5 -- "Visually, this is an exquisitely composed film, and it teems with curiosities and compassion." - 07/03/2015 Total Film