The Secret of Kells (2010)

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The animated story of the boy behind the famed Book of Kells. This is an award nominated animation by Les Armateurs.

The Secret of Kells

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. Young Brendan lives in the Abbey of Kells, a remote medieval outpost under siege from raiding barbarians.

One day 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?

Why you care

You are in search for a movie you can take your kids to Spring 2010.

The Secret of Kells Trailer

Release Date

The Secret of Kells hits theaters Friday March 5th 2010

Starring

The voices of Brendan Gleeson, Evan McGuire

Reminds me of

‘Samurai Jack’

The Good

Wonderful animation and an intense story.

The Bad

The Secret of Kells is not for the younger kids, with a fair bit of violent moments and content.

Our Clever Prediction

The Secret of Kells will have a bigger impact on the DVD market than the theater.

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