The story of Syracuse an Irish fisherman, whose life is transformed when he catches a beautiful and mysterious woman in his nets. She says her name is Ondine, which means “she came from the sea”. His daughter Annie comes to believe that the woman is a selkie, a magical seal / woman creature, while Syracuse falls helplessly in love. Is Ondine really a selkie, will she stay, can love be trusted? What is Ondine’s real secret? And who is the menacing man lurking around town spying on her?
Neil Jordan (*1950)is wellkown as director of European arthousefilms and Hollywood movies as well.With this film he comes back to Ireland andthe independent filmmaking.
Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda-Curus, Alison Barry, Stephen Rea