Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Ondine Preview/synopsis

Ondine June 4th

Directed by Oscar nominee Neil Jordan ( The Crying Game, Interview With The Vampire ) Starring Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda, Stephen Rea, Dervla Kirwin, Tony Curran. Written by Jordan, Cinematography by Christopher Doyle ( Rabbit-Proof Fence, Paranoid Park ) Edited by Tony Lawson ( The Brave One, Michael Collins ) Original Score by newcomer Kjartan Sveinsson.

Ondine is a fantasy based story about an Irish fisherman named Syracuse ( Farrell ) who happens upon a women named Ondine caught in his fishing net who he thinks just might be a mermaid. As she slowly becomes part of the small fishing community town, many people have different theories as to the orgin of this mysterious woman. It is in the period of time where Syracuse begins to fall in love with Ondine. But there is a secret Syracuse doesn't know about this strange but beautiful women that has a dark side.

Rated PG-13 for some violence, sensuality, and brief strong language. 111 min.

Oscar chances ? Probably not. Maybe some indie nominations. It did receive four Irish Film and Television nomination's in February though.

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