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* IChooseToStay: [[spoiler:Towards the end of the film, Bronagh tells Saoirse that since she's half human, she has a choice of whether to join Bronagh and the other ''side'' across the sea, or stay with Ben and Conor. Saoirse ultimately chooses to stay in the human world.]]

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* IChooseToStay: [[spoiler:Towards the end of the film, Bronagh tells Saoirse that since she's half human, she has a choice of whether to join Bronagh and the other ''side'' ''sidhe'' across the sea, or stay with Ben and Conor. Saoirse ultimately chooses to stay in the human world.]]


* IChooseToStay: [[spoiler:Towards the end of the film, Bronagh tells Saoirse that since she's half human, she has a choice of whether to join Bronagh and the other ''sidhe'' across the sea, or stay with Ben and Conor. Saoirse ultimately chooses to stay in the human world.]]

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* IChooseToStay: [[spoiler:Towards the end of the film, Bronagh tells Saoirse that since she's half human, she has a choice of whether to join Bronagh and the other ''sidhe'' ''side'' across the sea, or stay with Ben and Conor. Saoirse ultimately chooses to stay in the human world.]]



* SleepingSingle: A unique, platonic case is subtly presented between Ben and Saoirse. The siblings' room has bunk beds, but because of his resentment of Saoirse, Ben elects to sleep in his own bed, which is covered by a drap for good measure.

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* SleepingSingle: A unique, platonic case is subtly presented between Ben and Saoirse. The siblings' room has bunk beds, but because of his resentment of Saoirse, Ben elects to sleep in his own bed, which is covered by a drap drape for good measure.


* RaceAgainstTheClock: [[spoiler:As the Great Seanachai points out, Ben has to find Saoirse's selkie coat and return it to her until the dawn.]]
* RealityEnsues: While learning that [[spoiler:Saoirse is a selkie]] does surprise Ben, it takes considerably more than that to make him treat his sister nicer. It takes time, acts of kindness and [[spoiler:learning the truth about Saoirse's birth]] before he begins to act like a good big brother.

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* RaceAgainstTheClock: [[spoiler:As the Great Seanachai points out, Ben has to find Saoirse's selkie coat and return it to her until the dawn.]]
* RealityEnsues: While learning that [[spoiler:Saoirse is a selkie]] does surprise Ben, it takes considerably more than that to make him treat his sister nicer. It takes time, acts of kindness and [[spoiler:learning the truth about Saoirse's birth]] before he begins to act like a good big brother.
dawn]].


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* SurprisinglyRealisticOutcome: While finding out that [[spoiler:Saoirse is a selkie]] is surprising to Ben, it takes considerably more than that for him to be much nicer to her. It takes time, acts of kindness, and [[spoiler:finding out the truth about her birth]] for him to evolve into a supportive older sibling.


** The verses of "Dúlamán" are in English, but the chorus is in Irish (though the English verses were written specifically for the film, and the original song is entirely in Irish).

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** The verses of the film's version of "Dúlamán" are in English, but the chorus is in Irish (though the English verses were written specifically for the film, and the original folk song is entirely in Irish).


* MultilingualSong: "The Song" has lyrics in both Irish and English.

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* MultilingualSong: MultilingualSong:
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"The Song" has lyrics in both Irish and English.English.
** The verses of "Dúlamán" are in English, but the chorus is in Irish (though the English verses were written specifically for the film, and the original song is entirely in Irish).


** The song Lug, Mossy and Spud sing is [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulaman "Dúlamán"]], a real Irish folk song. While the verses they sing are composed specifically for the movie, the chorus is still the same.

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** The song Lug, Mossy and Spud sing is [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulaman "Dúlamán"]], a real Irish folk song. While the verses they sing are in English and were composed specifically for the movie, the chorus is still sung in the same.original Irish Gaelic.

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** The song Lug, Mossy and Spud sing is [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulaman "Dúlamán"]], a real Irish folk song. While the verses they sing are composed specifically for the movie, the chorus is still the same.


* BroughtDownToNormal: [[spoiler:Saoirse at the end, when Bronagh takes her selkie coat, allowing her to remain with Conor, Ben, and Cù, while the rest of the Fair Folk return to Tír na nÓg.]]

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* BroughtDownToNormal: [[spoiler:Saoirse at the end, when Bronagh takes her selkie coat, allowing her to remain with Conor, Ben, and Cù, while the rest of the Fair Folk return to Tír na nÓg. However, in exchange she's no longer TheSpeechless, being able to speak without needing to wear a selkie coat.]]


%%* IChooseToStay

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%%* IChooseToStay* IChooseToStay: [[spoiler:Towards the end of the film, Bronagh tells Saoirse that since she's half human, she has a choice of whether to join Bronagh and the other ''sidhe'' across the sea, or stay with Ben and Conor. Saoirse ultimately chooses to stay in the human world.]]


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* IChooseToStay: [[spoiler:At the end, while Saoirse was never a bad sport about it, her choice is still poignant since she never seemed to fit in with the human world, her brother was always mean to her, and even her father was very distant.]]

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* IChooseToStay: [[spoiler:At the end, while Saoirse was never a bad sport about it, her choice is still poignant since she never seemed to fit in with the human world, her brother was always mean to her, and even her father was very distant.]]%%* IChooseToStay


Hold it to your ear and listen carefully. You'll hear the [[TitleDrop song of the sea]]."''

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Hold it to your ear and listen carefully. You'll hear the [[TitleDrop song of the sea]].sea."''


''Song of the Sea'' is the second film from Creator/CartoonSaloon and Tomm Moore, the creators of ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfKells'', and is the second in their Irish folklore trilogy encompassing ''Kells'' and ''WesternAnimation/Wolfwalkers''. It was released on December 19, 2014, and it was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 2015 UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s.

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''Song of the Sea'' is the second film from Creator/CartoonSaloon and Tomm Moore, the creators of ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfKells'', and is the second in their Irish folklore trilogy encompassing ''Kells'' and ''WesternAnimation/Wolfwalkers''.''WesternAnimation/{{Wolfwalkers}}''. It was released on December 19, 2014, and it was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 2015 UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s.


''Song of the Sea'' is the second film from Creator/CartoonSaloon and Tomm Moore, the creators of ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfKells''. It was released on December 19, 2014, and it was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 2015 UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s.

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''Song of the Sea'' is the second film from Creator/CartoonSaloon and Tomm Moore, the creators of ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfKells''.''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfKells'', and is the second in their Irish folklore trilogy encompassing ''Kells'' and ''WesternAnimation/Wolfwalkers''. It was released on December 19, 2014, and it was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 2015 UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s.


* WeAreNotGoingThroughThatAgain: PlayedForDrama. Conor tosses away Saoirse's selkie coat because he doesn't want to lose her the way he lost Bronagh.

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* WeAreNotGoingThroughThatAgain: PlayedForDrama. Conor tosses away Saoirse's selkie coat because he doesn't want to lose her the way he lost Bronagh. Unfortunately, he doesn't realize that not only is Saoirse unable to speak without her coat, she'll also fall ill and die.

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