The Secret of Kells

Ireland/France/ Belgium, 2010, 75 min, 2K DCP, Dir. Tomm Moore, Rated PG, GKIDS

Showings

Coral Gables Art CinemaSat, Mar 10 11:00 AM Event Date Passed
 
Coral Gables Art CinemaSun, Mar 11 11:00 AM Event Date Passed
 

Description

Don’t miss the critically-acclaimed, Oscar-nominated debut feature from director Tomm Moore (Song of the Sea) and animation studio Cartoon Saloon. Magic, fantasy and Celtic mythology come together in a riot of color and detail that dazzle the eyes in this sweeping story about the power of imagination and faith to carry humanity through dark times. Featuring the voices of Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Evan McGuire and Christen Mooney. Young Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest where mythical creatures hide. It is here that he meets the fairy Aisling, a mysterious young wolf-girl, who helps him along the way. But with the barbarians closing in, will Brendan’s determination and artistic vision illuminate the darkness and show that enlightenment is the best fortification against evil? Suitable for ages 9+