The Secret of Kells
DetailsDirector: Tomm Moore/Norah Twomey, Country: France/Belgium/Ireland
Cert: PG Year: 2009 Length: 75 mins
Score: 75% Attendance: 133
Twelve-year-old Brendan is a child in a medieval abbey. He's fascinated by illuminated manuscripts and once he's met Aidan the illustrator, at work on the Book of Iona, embarks on a quest for the magical material for the inks. This well-crafted retro animation, with atmospheric music, has won a number of prizes including the Audience award at the 2009 Edinburgh Film Festival.