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Skellig: The Owl Man (2009)

Skellig (original title)
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After moving with his family into a new home, a boy discovers a bird-like man living in the old garage on their property.

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(as Aj Jankel)

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(book), (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Skellig
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Louise
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Michael
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Dave
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Mina
Jermaine Allen ...
Leakey
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Coot
Edna Doré ...
Grace (as Edna Dore)
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Mr Hunt
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Mr Watson
Nickie Rainsford ...
Mina's Mother
Tameka Empson ...
Nurse 1
Lisa Zahra ...
Nurse 2
Keiron Self ...
Suited Man
Queenie Wren Dempsey ...
Baby Grace
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After moving to a new home with his parents, Michael discovers a stranger living in the shed at the bottom of the garden. Michael learns more about the stranger as he tries to nurse him back to health, but at the same time tragedy threatens to strike his family as Michael's baby sister is diagnosed with a serious heart condition. Written by Fang

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Rated PG for thematic elements, some peril and language | See all certifications »

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12 April 2009 (UK)  »

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(at around 12 mins) Louise drops on the floor flower in pot along with her mobile. A few seconds later the mobile is on top of box again. See more »

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simply good
15 October 2010 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

I knew very little about the movie when I stumbled upon it on the TV schedule, but something in the summery seemed right, so I decided to give it a watch. Never regretted my decision. It's acted superbly and directed without a drop of excess, and considering the story this quite an achievement. Hollywood would've made it into a sentimental mush thankfully it's not the case. I was annoyed however with the title given to it in Hebrew which is almost a matter of habit with films translated here, in this case both the name and the summery provided were in-fact an unnecessary spoiler, which the original title avoids unless you already know the book, which is unlikely in Israel. I'm going to look for the book now, it must be a real treat.


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