April 23, 2015
Song of the Sea
Song of the Sea, 2014. A little girl is a selkie.
Directed by Tomm Moore. Written by Will Collins; story by Moore. Starring David Rawle, with Brendan Gleeson, Lisa Hannigan, Fionnula Flanagan, Lucy O'Connell, & Jon Kenny.
Special effects/design: A
Enjoyment: It's beautiful to look at. It could use more of a sense of humor. The story is too much like My Neighbor Totoro for it's own good (with some doses of Spirited Away and Brave thrown in); I liked it quite a bit, but it's nowhere near Totoro quality. B
Posted by Daniel at 11:29 AM