SONG OF THE SEA (French title: Le Chant de la Mer) is an upcoming Irish animated fantasy film by Cartoon Saloon that is directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Tomm Moore (The Secret of Kells). The voice cast including Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle, Lisa Hannigan, Pat Shortt, Jon Kenny, Lucy O'Connell, Liam Hourican and Kevin Swierszsz. Music is by composer Bruno Coulais and Irish band Kíla, both of whom previously collaborated on The Secret of Kells.
The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land. It tells the story of Ben and his little sister Saoirse -- the last Seal-child -- who embark on a fantastic journey across a fading world of ancient legend and magic in an attempt to return to their home by the sea.
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