The Secret of Kells ( 2009 )


Adventure awaits 12 year old Brendan who must fight Vikings and a serpent god to find a crystal and complete the legendary Book of Kells. In order to finish Brother Aiden's book, Brendan must overcome his deepest fears on a secret quest that will take him beyond the abbey walls and into the enchanted forest where dangerous mythical creatures hide. Will Brendan succeed in his quest?

bravery 8/10

Characters demonstrate courage in the face of danger.

creativity 7/10

Encourages artistic creation and the importance of imagination.

curiosity 7/10

Promotes a sense of wonder and the desire to explore the unknown.

friendship 6/10

Highlights the value of forming strong, supportive relationships.

responsibility 5/10

Characters show a sense of duty and responsibility towards their community.

fear 6/10

Certain moments may be intense and scary for younger children.

dark 5/10

Contains some scenes with dark and foreboding atmospheres.

violence 4/10

Contains some mild action and peril.

sorcery 4/10

The presence of mystical and magical elements might concern some parents.