What I’m Watching: The Secret of Roan Innish

The Secret Of Roan Inish is one of those fairy tale movies that hangs with you for a long time. On one hand it’s very fantastical, the entire family is descended from a man and a selkie who abandoned her children to return to the sea. On the other hand, it’s very realistic, the family had to abandon their life on the island for financial reasons. And the little boy is adorable.


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