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The Secret of Roan Inish

1994 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

DramaFamilyFantasy

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  • Jini Score
    86%
  • Critics Score
    75%
  • Rating
    7.5/10
  • Box Office
    $ 6 Million
  • Jini Score
    86%
  • Critics Score
    75%
  • Rating
    7.5/10
  • Box Office
    $ 6 Million
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10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal, Ireland. She soon learns the local legend that an ancestor of hers married a Selkie - a seal who can turn into a human. Years earlier, her baby brother washed out to sea in a cradle shaped like a boat; someone in the family believes the boy is being raised by the seals. Then Fiona catches sight of a naked little boy on the abandoned Isle of Roan Inish and takes an active role in uncovering the secret of Roan Inish. Written by John Oswalt The Secret of Roan Inish is a 1994 English-language Drama Family motion picture starring Mick Lally, Eileen Colgan, John Lynch, Jeni Courtney, Richard Sheridan, Cillian Byrne and Linda Greer. The movie is inspired from Secret of the Ron Mor Skerry by Rosalie K. Fry. Jones Entertainment Group in association with Skerry Productions. were the production houses involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Sarah Green and Maggie Renzi. The movie is directed by John Sayles. First Look Pictures acquired the distribution rights for the film. The Secret of Roan Inish was released on 3rd February 1995 in English and Irish languages and takes a screen time of 103 minutes. and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released. The Secret of Roan Inish was made on a budget of $5 million and it was a hit at box office gross of $6 million. The screenplay for the movie was written by John Sayles. Cinematography was done by Haskell Wexler and editing by John Sayles. The music was composed by Mason Daring.

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Release Date03 FEB 1995
Run Time103 MINUTES
Budget$ 5 MILLION
Language

English, Irish

Genre

Drama, Family, Fantasy

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The Secret of Roan Inish Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 5.0/5

100%

Positive Review Rating : 81%

81%
  • It is the exhilarating account of the way Fiona rediscovers her familys history and reclaims their island. ( Read More )
  • Time Out

    Tales within tales, a subtle sense of economic and social realities, fine landscape photography and strong performances make for an engrossing, unusual fantasy. ( Read More )
  • plodding manner works somewhat to advantage in The Secret of Roan Inish. ( Read More )
  • The film is unapologetically sweet and hopeful, but its said the hearts true home is the water, that its nature is to bob atop the cares of the world like a wooden cradle on the waves. ( Read More )
  • Only the seals and the sea gulls know The Secret of Roan Inish, a beguiling mystery shrouded in stubborn sea mist. ( Read More )
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Awards for The Secret of Roan Inish
  • Film Independent Spirit Awards
    0 WON
    4 NOMINATIONS
  • Gérardmer Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Tokyo International Film Festival
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Chlotrudis Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Camerimage
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    1 NOMINATIONS