• Ondine (2010)


Release Date: June 4th, 2010

DVD Release Date: September 21st, 2010

PG-13 |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

Fisherman Syracuse (Colin Farrell), a recovering alcoholic, lives with his daughter, Annie (Alison Barry), in a small village on the Irish coast. One afternoon, a mystifying and beautiful girl, Ondine (Alicja Bachleda), gets caught in his nets as he wades along the water. Aboard the boat, Ondine brings Syracuse great luck, seemingly drawing the fish towards his nets. However, the fisherman starts to fear that Ondine may not be meant for this life.

Cast: Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda, Alison Barry, Tony Curran, Emil Hostina, Dervla Kirwan, Stephen Rea, Norma Sheahan

Director: Neil Jordan

Genres: Fantasy , Drama

Keywords: Forbidden love, Daughter, Fascinating, Love, Dark, Temptation, 2000s, Mystery, Sacrifice

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Pretty magical. show more

  • 70
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    This redemptive tale set against southwest Ireland's moody seascape holds its tangible charms. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Why didn't Mr. Jordan spend more time grounding his self-enchanted script in some semblance of reality? Unlike "Splash," this film finally goes plop. show more

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