Gkids | Release Date: March 5, 2010
7.6
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Generally favorable reviews based on 61 Ratings
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TitaniumDragonApr 10, 2012
This movie is beautiful but suffers from a singular flaw: it doesn't really go anywhere. The Book of Kells is simply not something that most people in the world know or care about, so the climax of the movie being that the book is DONE is,This movie is beautiful but suffers from a singular flaw: it doesn't really go anywhere. The Book of Kells is simply not something that most people in the world know or care about, so the climax of the movie being that the book is DONE is, well, anticlimatic. There is no closure with Ashley, there is no real resolution of mystery, and indeed overall only two characters develop, and then not enough to really feel like adequate payoff. The climax for most audiences comes in halfway, with the theft of the eye.

It's worth watching once to appreciate the artistry, but it left me unfulfilled.
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EludiumQ36Aug 30, 2015
Like most others have commented, the animation was decent enough though seen before, nothing special, and the plot was engaging enough until its denouement, which was hurried and not well motivated so that was disappointing.
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