Song of the Sea

Song of the Sea

DVD - 2015
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Saoirse is an enchanting little girl who lives with her grandmother in Ireland. There is much more to this child than meets the eye, however. It turns out that she is a selkie. These mysterious beings live as seals in the ocean, but they take on human form outside the sea. She decides that the time has come to return to the sea, and she leaves her home to undertake a perilous journey. On the way there, she meets many others who may have a hidden identity about which they have no knowledge, and she awakens them to their destiny.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Home Entertainment, c2015.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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DeeDum
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.

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ErinElaine
Aug 17, 2017

Characters like Lug, Spud, & Mossy, the Great SeanchaĆ­, 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!

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Starpoem
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.

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ArianaRayne
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!

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Monica_Fruit
Apr 23, 2017

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

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HASAHeather
Apr 02, 2017

The animation and music are the only reason I would recommend seeing this movie. This movie will make you cry. Does not sugar coat the real emotional hurt a family goes through once a family member is gone

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BridgettM
Mar 17, 2017

Song of the Sea is worth seeing at least once for the animation alone. Visually, it is stunning. I liked the musical score, too. There were parts of the story I liked a lot, but overall I felt the story was missing something or I missed something. It is a bit slow. Song of the Sea is rated PG for some mild peril, language and pipe smoking images. I do not recommend it for very young children since there are quite a few scenes I think they would find scary.

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sjones80
Mar 30, 2016

I thought this movie was great. A little sad for kids but I watched it alone. Music was good and characters are fun.

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pushpc
Mar 05, 2016

I watched this movie not only once for I like it very much, such as the music, the story, and the beautiful scenes. It is the best animation film I've ever seen. Recommend for everyone.

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