30.09. - 09.10.2021

Ondine Ireland, USA 2009 | 102 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

Neil Jordan

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.

rated for 0 + years
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?

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Original title: Ondine
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Neil Jordan
Screenplay: Neil Jordan
Cast: Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda-Curus, Alison Barry, Stephen Rea
Producer: Ben Browning, James Flynn, Neil Jordan
Director of Photography: Christopher Doyle
Music: Kjartan Sveinsson
Production Design: Anna Rackard
Editor: Tony Lawson
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Concorde
World Sales: Paramount Vantage | Phone: +1 323 956 8223 | Email: |
Production: Wayfare Entertainment, Octagon Films, Little Wave Productions, RTÉ, Irish Film Board


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