I watched a very beautiful movie recently, called The Secret of Kells. It's an Irish animation, and it's wonderful. I felt like I was inside a painting...or a dream...or both. Anyway, it was a fantastic story. Watch it if you get the chance, it's available to stream on Netflix right now, if anyone has that.
The synopsis is: Young Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from the isle of Iona carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest where mythical creatures hide. It is here that he meets the fairy Aisling, a mysterious young wolf-girl, who helps him along the way. But with the barbarians closing in, will Brendan's determination and artistic vision illuminate the darkness and show that enlightenment is the best fortification against evil?