The Secret of Kells

In Theatres: 
Mar 05, 2010
Running Time: 
75 min

The Secret of Kells is an animated film made in Ireland by Cartoon Saloon, which made its rounds at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2009 and is now circulating in the US. Featuring such vocal talents as Brendan Gleeson (Abbot Cellach), Liam Hourican (Brother Tang), Mick Lally (Aidan), Evan McGuire (Brendan) and Christen Mooney (Aisling), The Secret of Kells tells the story of a 9th century world under attack by the vikings. Brendan is a young boy interested in illumination, but mainly sheltered from the outside world by his uncle, Abbot Cellach. Brendan's world gets shaken up when Brother Aiden, from Iona, comes to Kells.