I've Heard the Mermaids Singing Poster

Release Date: October 18th, 2002

DVD Release Date: January 13th, 2004

R|1 hr 21 min

Plot Summary
Absent-minded photographer Polly (Sheila McCarthy) lands a job at an art gallery in Toronto operated by a woman named Gabrielle (Paule Baillargeon). Gabrielle tells Polly she regrets she never became a great painter. Polly is impressed with Gabrielle's paintings, however, and after she smuggles one into a gallery show, a critic praises it as a masterpiece. But when it turns out to be the work of Gabrielle's lover (Ann-Marie MacDonald), Polly begins to understand how the art world works.

Cast: Sheila McCarthy, Paule Baillargeon, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Richard Monette

Director: Patricia Rozema

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: 1980s, Charming, Offbeat, Rise, Amusing