Song Of The Sea Reviews

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August 7, 2019
A breath of fresh air, as rare and as beautiful as the Selkies it depicts.
May 7, 2019
Aided by stellar voice work from the inimitable Brendan Gleeson, among others, Moore's gorgeous sophomore feature is steeped in a transformative sense of sadness and longing.
May 2, 2019
Song of the Sea is one of the best animated films I've ever seen. Yep. I will use that hyperbole.
February 17, 2019
Song of the Seais a film that I often find myself thinking about; be it the haunting score or its beautiful mosaic-styledanimation, it seems to always be lurking in the recesses of my brain. It's a film of heart, lessons, and emotion.
August 22, 2018
But even when he still needs to continue honing his storytelling chops, Moore has made a fully felt valentine to his Celtic roots. Call it an exquisite sophomore slump.
April 5, 2018
A memorable and endearing animated entry... Song of the Sea sets itself above countless other children's films by ably appealing to both kids and much older cinema-goers on so many wonderful levels at once.
March 28, 2018
A wonderful film for families, and for lovers of animation, Song of the Sea is a breath of fresh air in a market that is continually being crammed with commercial-driven, sub-par content.
October 30, 2017
The Celtic-influenced animation, with its leprechauns, giants and scary owls, is stunning.
September 12, 2017
Every hand-drawn frame of this movie is ravishing. You keep finding yourself reaching for the remote in the darkened theater, trying to pause the image so you can study every gorgeous detail.
August 21, 2017
[Tomm] Moore keeps it (un)real with painterly imagery, a Point-like narrative (whereby that which seems strange turns out to be pretty special), and two appealing kids at the center of it all.
June 20, 2017
The Song of the Sea is a children's film that adults will find compelling because of its emotional depth.
October 25, 2016
A masterful tapestry of a film.
August 17, 2016
It's an awfully handsome picture, and its central tale of loss and reconciliation would resonate even without the magical elements.
June 3, 2016
Song of the Sea pretty much has it all when it comes to animated movies.
May 10, 2016
Song of the Sea is a magical feast of visual delights, narrative intrigue and nostalgic revisionism that will appeal to the inner child of all ages.
January 1, 2016
Come for the beautiful Carson Ellis like backdrops, and stay for the clever way it weaves traditional tales into a modern day fable.
December 31, 2015
Making its case that wistfulness is a magical force, Song of the Sea upholds the great Irish narrative tradition of extracting exquisite uplift from heavy sadness.
December 31, 2015
The animation is stunningly beautiful throughout, deceptive in its simplicity, but producing moments of genuine wonder, most notably in its clever use of light.
December 31, 2015
A magnificent journey into Irish folklore, beautifully illustrated and full of wonder.
December 21, 2015
Song is absolutely dazzling in its visual presentation and not so thrilling in its conventional storytelling.
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