[Glaslyn] Secret of Kells movie
duncan at stormypetrel.org
Tue Apr 6 09:02:39 PDT 2010
There is an excellent *Academy Award nominated* animated motion
picture coming to Dallas for a limited time release that I am trying
to get folks together to go see as a group.
Plot synopsis (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Secret_of_Kells )
The story is set in the ninth century. Twelve-year-old Brendan is
educated by his uncle, Abbot Cellach, who holds a firm grip on his
nephew and expects him to follow in his footsteps. One day, Brendan
meets Brother Aidan, a master illustrator who shows him the beauty of
art and stimulates his creativity and fantasy. Finally, Brendan
decides to break free in search of his dream: completing the valuable
Book of Kells. On his journey through the forest, he has to face his
Also, the movie has a website up at: http://www.thesecretofkells.com/
This is an incredibly beautiful but simple animation style that still
conveys the awesomeness of Celtic style.
It will be playing at the Angelika in Dallas for one week starting on
April 16th. I am thinking about going and seeing it that Friday,
Saturday, or Sunday.
If anyone would like to go with me to see it, please drop me a private
note with how many will be attending, and a preferred day. No
guarantees we'll pick your day, but will go with what the majority
want. Depending on how many commit, I may buy tickets in advance and
then request reimbursement at the theater, to ensure we all get in.
This is not a demo, but I intend on going in garb, so it is "garb
optional" for everyone else.
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