Song of the Sea parents guide

Song of the Sea

The siren music of the selkies is calling.

Overall A-

Based on the Irish/Scottish legends of the selkies (people who magically transform into seals), this animation tells the tale of Saoirse (voice of Lucy O'Connell), a young girl of that mythical race sent to free others of her kind.

Release date December 19, 2014

Violence B-
Sexual Content A
Profanity C+
Substance Use B

Why is Song of the Sea rated PG? The MPAA rated Song of the Sea PG for some mild peril, language and pipe smoking images.

Run Time: 93 minutes

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Song of the Sea
Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Song of the Sea rated PG? Song of the Sea is rated PG by the MPAA for some mild peril, language and pipe smoking images.

Sibling rivalry is expressed in pushing and shoving, and some unkind practical jokes. Parental characters are preoccupied and don't listen to children's concerns. Characters are magically turned into stone, carried away by birds, chased by frightening magical creatures, trapped in a small attic, and become lost in fantasy environments. One character's life is in peril from a magical ailment.
Sexual Content:
None noted.
Name-calling, mild cursing and terms of deity are used. A brief image of graffiti shows a word resembling a sexual expletive.
Alcohol/Drug Use:
A character smokes a pipe. A man drinks in a pub to escape his grief.

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Song of the Sea
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta G
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario G Cartoon/Animation Violence
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
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Cast and Crew

Song of the Sea is directed by Tomm Moore and stars David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan,Lucy O'Connell.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Song of the Sea movie is March 17, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Song of the Sea
Release Date: 17 March 2015
Song of the Sea releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following bonus features:
- Audio Commentary with Director Tomm Moore
- Behind the Scenes with Optional Commentary from Director Tomm Moore
- Animation Tests with Optional Commentary from Director Tomm Moore
- The Art of Song of the Sea
- Conceptual & U.S. Trailers

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This movie was created by the same studio as the animation, The Secret of Kells. The Irish legend of selkies is also mentioned in the film A Shine of Rainbows.

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