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23. Song of the Sea – St. Patrick’s Day 2017 (#248)

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, The 250 is a fortnightly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users.

This time, a St. Patrick’s Day treat. Tomm Moore’s Song of the Sea.

An adventure home through Ireland’s mythical dreamscape, Song of the Sea follows siblings Ben and Saoirse as they journey back home to the family lighthouse off the coast of Donegal. Along the way, they encounter mythic tricksters and sinister forces, while also uncovering long-buried family secrets that chip away at everything Ben thought that he knew.

At time of recording, it was ranked the 248th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.


2 Responses

  1. Such a gorgeous animated feature. I’ve heard it described as ‘The Irish version of Spirited Away’, and that’s definitely apt-and it doesn’t wilt in comparison. The ending completely blew me away. Definitely an animated film for the ages.

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