- Ireland / US
- 1h 44min
- Directed by: Neil Jordan
- Written by: Neil Jordan
- Cast: Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda
- Language: English, French, Romanian
Irish trawlerman Syracuse (Farrell) discovers a beautiful woman trapped in his fishing nets and offers her sanctuary. Writer and filmmaker Jordan's first original screenplay in over a decade is moody, deliberate and overlong, but is also full of tenderness and soulful charm. Farrell is excellent as usual and Christopher Doyle's rugged and gloomy cinematography offers a fine counterpoint to the fairy wing lightness of the plot.
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Ondine4 Mar 2010
(12A) 104min Irish trawlerman Syracuse (Colin Farrell) discovers a beautiful woman trapped in his fishing nets and offers her sanctuary. Writer and filmmaker Neil Jordan’s first original screenplay in over a decade carries echoes of his 1984 fantasy…
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