The Secret of Kells

Saturday, July 18 - Sunday, July 19, 2009

The New York International Children’s Film Festival is thrilled to present the US Premiere of The Secret of Kells, the highly anticipated new animated masterpiece from the producers of Kirikou and the Sorceress and Triplets of Belleville. The film blends fantasy and mythology to create a richly detailed and striking visual landscape, folding traditionally Celtic influences into a riot of color and detail that dazzle the eyes. The Secret of Kells has been hailed by international critics as one of the most beautiful films of the year and has just won the audience award at the prestigious Annecy Animation Festival. Do not miss this wonderful film.

Read the New York Times’ review of the Secret of Kells – a “salute to…art… [and] human achievement.”

  • Country Ireland
  • Language English
  • Rating NR
  • Year 2009
  • Running Time 75 minutes
  • Director Tomm Moore & Nora Twomey

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