Song of the Sea

Synopsis: 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.
Director(s): Tomm Moore
Production: GKIDS
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 23 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min

It's not fair. Please,

at least let me take Cu.

I don't want to go!

Be quiet, Ben.

Get in the car and stop

all this carry-on.

Dad! Dad,

tell her I won't go.

Please, Dad?

I'm staying with you.


No, Dad, no! It's Saoirse's

fault, not mine.

Why do I have to go?

Don't make me go!

Let me out!

Stop it, Ben! Will you?




Stay away from the

water, you'll drown.

I'll come back

for you, I promise.

What's the matter with you, Ben?

Granny wouldn't

let Cu come with us.

Ah, the old witch.

Would you look at that?

Look, Ben, seals.

There haven't been seals

around here for years.

Ben, there will be no tears

in this car, or in my house.

Do you hear me, Ben?

The city is no place

for a dog of Cu's size.

He'd only be whimpering

and whining there.

You wouldn't want that

for him now, would you?

You will love it in the

city, Ben, I know you will.

Oh, isn't this nice?

I love this song.

Our bathroom's upstairs, dear.

Don't use the good towels,

they're only for guests.



My best coat.

It's not even 4:

No-one goes to

bed at this time.

Look at that now,

it is completely ruined.

Goodness gracious, have

they no homes to go to?


It's not safe.

What the...

Are you the selkie?

Get out of that, will you?

Little devils,

go on, out with you.

Go, before I ring the police!

Quick, get the coat.

The selkie coat.

I'm coming to get you, Cu.

Would you say that could be her?

Could be. Come on.

What do you think you're doing?

No. I'm going home

to live with Cu.

You're going to

stay at Granny's.

I said no!


Right, that's it.

You can only come with me if you

obey my orders at all times.

I'm the oldest

and that's the rule.

If you put one step

out of line, I do this...

Hey! You stealer, that's mine.

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