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Ondine

Ondine
  • 2009
  • Ireland/US
  • 104 min
  • 12A
  • 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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Ondine

4 Mar 20104 stars

(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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