This lyrical film opens with a quote from Irish mythology where Oisín describes Irish birdsong as ‘the sweetest in the world’ and urges us to ‘Stop and listen!’ What follows is a stunning, non-narrated depiction of Irish birds, animals and landscapes. Oisín was commissioned by the Department of Land of Ireland as a contribution to the European Conservation Year.
Director: Patrick Carey.
Writer: Patrick Carey.
1971 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary, Short Subjects.
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