The Secret of Kells

Friday, December 27, 2013 - Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Academy Award nominee, Best Animated Film

The new animated masterpiece from the producers of Kirikou and the Sorceress and The Triplets of Belleville, THE SECRET OF KELLS  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. Hailed by international critics as one of the most beautiful films of the year and winner of the audience award at the prestigious Annecy Animation Festival, THE SECRET OF KELLS has also been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Film.

Read more about the making of THE SECRET OF KELLS in the New York Times’ feature.

“An exquisitely etched riot of color that evokes the rapturous, gaudy abandon of Klimt. Flowery meadows, wafting dandelion clocks, packs of baying wolves — all are grist for the film’s palette of beauty.” – Village Voice

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