Film / Ondine

Ondine is a 2009 Irish romantic drama film starring Stephen Rea and Colin Farrell acting alongside Alicja Bachleda. The film was written and directed by Neil Jordan, the first film to be both written and directed by him since The Crying Game.

The film is set in the West of Ireland. Farrell plays a fisherman called Syracuse who catches a woman in his net one day. The woman is mysterious and wishes not to be seen by people. Syracuse's daughter Annie suspects she is a selkie.

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