Trailer Teases Moore’s ‘Song of the Sea’

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A trailer has been released for Song of the Sea, the upcoming animated feature from the studio and director behind the Oscar-nominated The Secret of Kells.

Take a look at it right now:

“Almost five years after we posted the initial concept trailer online, I’m excited to share this small taste of the final film with audiences in anticipation of our release later this year,” says director Tomm Moore. “This film has been a labor of love for so many of our crew for the past few years, I think their passion and commitment can be seen even in this short clip.”

Song of the Sea tells the story of Ben and his 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. It features the voices of 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 movie is produced by Cartoon Saloon in co-production with European partners Melusine Productions (Luxembourg), The Big Farm (Belgium), Nørlum (Denmark) and Superprod (France), with the support of The Irish Film Board, Broadcasting Authority Of Ireland, TG4, Eurimages, Luxembourg Film Fund, Wallimages, Centre du cinema et de l’audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Danish Film Institute, West Danish Film Fund and Danish Radio.

Song of the Sea

Song of the Sea

  • AnimationFan#1

    OMG! THIS LOOKS SO GOOD AND I’M SO GLAD TO SEE 2-D ANIMATION COMING BACK! I’VE BEEN MISSING IT FOR A LONG TIME! I LOVE ANIMATION!

  • Abe

    Looks great. Hopefully, Moore’s writer/director skills have grown over the years as well. KELLS was visually exquisite but had a deal of narrative flaws. Here’s to growth on all fronts.