The Secret of KellsPG

Directed by Tomm Moore | Ireland | 2009 | 1h 19m | Starring Mick Lally, Liam Hourican, Brendan Gleeson, Venise du Bois du Roy

Deep in the Irish forests, a young boy and his uncle prepare to defend their medieval fortress from an impending attack by vicious Vikings. Seeking protection, a monk from a nearby monastery joins them bringing with him a precious manuscript brimming with secret powers. An Oscar-nominated and beautifully hand-drawn animation delving deep into Irish folklore history with enchanting results.

Reviews

‘Combining a classic fairytale trajectory with a singular aesthetic that fuses Celtic and Christian mythology, this stunning film is yet another example of the rude health of contemporary animation.’
★★★★★
Sophie Ivan, Film4

‘A feast for the eyes that manages to be both whimsical and sinister.’
★★★★
Alice Levick, Little White Lies

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12:30

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Moonage Daydream 15
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2h 15m
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18:15

See How They Run 12A
1h 38m
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20:30

Her Way 18
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