The Secret of Roan Inish

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00004TJKJ” cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51mihdKsLKL._SL160_.jpg” tag=”irishmovies-20″ width=”111″]The Secret of Roan Inish is a classic Irish children’s movie featuring the selkie legend, set sometime after World War II. Young Fiona’s immediate family have moved from a small island to the mainland in search of work, and when her mother dies, her father sends her back to the islands to live with her grandparents. From her loquacious grandfather she learns more about her family history, particularly her young brother Jamie who disappeared during the move to the mainland, claimed by the sea. When a sea otter takes a liking to her, Fiona begins exploring the rustic island her family originated from with unexpected results.

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