DAILY MAIL: Stars in the Skye as the first Gaelic movie is launched

20th May 2006

THE first Gaelic movie is to be announced at the Cannes Film Festival next week, with shooting due to begin on Skye later this month.

Called Seachd " The Inaccessible Pinnacle, the film is about a storyteller who helps his grandchildren to face the tragic loss of their parents on the great Cuillin mountain range on Skye by telling them extraordinary tales.

Padraig Morrison, from Grimsay, North Uist, will play the nine-year-old boy, opposite Gaelic bard and novelist Aonghas Padraig Caimbeul as his grandfather.

Scottish Screen has invested £150,000 in the movie, which...