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Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the faeries and save the spirit world.

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Cast

Cast overview:
David Rawle ...
Ben (voice)
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Conor / Mac Lir (voice)
Lisa Hannigan ...
Bronach (voice)
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Granny / Macha (voice)
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Saoirse (voice)
Jon Kenny ...
Ferry Dan / The Great Seanachaí (voice)
Pat Shortt ...
Lug (voice)
Colm Ó'Snodaigh ...
Mossy (voice)
Liam Hourican ...
Spud / Bus Driver (voice)
Kevin Swierszcz ...
Young Ben (voice)
Will Collins ...
Additional Voices (voice) (as William Collins)
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Storyline

Saoirse is a child who is the last of the selkies, women in Irish and Scottish legends who transform from seals into people. She escapes from her grandmother's home to journey to the sea and free fairy creatures trapped in the modern world. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for some mild peril, language and pipe smoking images | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 December 2014 (Belgium)  »

Also Known As:

La canción del mar  »

Box Office

Budget:

€5,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,910 (USA) (19 December 2014)

Gross:

$850,043 (USA) (8 May 2015)
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Trivia

Brendan Gleeson voices Conor, the father of the main characters Ben and Saoirse. In Cartoon Saloon's previous animated film The Secret of Kells (2009), Gleeson voiced Abbot Cellach, the father figure of the main character Brendan. See more »

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[first lines]
Saoirse: Ben
[last lines]
Saoirse: Granny
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"Behind the scenes" wireframes and animatics from the production are shown beside the credits as they roll. See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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I Hate You
by Bruno Coulais & Kila
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User Reviews

 
Song Of The Sea is a triumph of design and animation.
10 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

From the Academy Award-nominated director of The Secret of Kells "Tomm Moore"This visually stunning animation masterwork, steeped in Irish myth, folklore and legend,Perfect balance of fantasy & real life.

A sweet journey of love and loss through Celtic mythology with a unique animation style that I've come to love,Song Of The Sea is a triumph in design and animation,The story was rich and quite impressive as well but after you see this film you'll be thinking about how amazing and beautiful it was.

Song Of The Sea gets a 10/10 from me and is well worth to be seen in theaters.


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