I've Heard the Mermaids Singing
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Lensed on a smile and a shoeshine on 16 millimeter, I've Heard the Mermaids Singing effectively shifts from black and white to color and back again to make its artistic statement. Sheila McCarthy stars as a self-effacing amateur photographer who goes to work for yuppie art-curator Paule Baillargeon. Ms. McCarthy expresses her admiration for Ms. Baillargeon by secretly submitting the latter's paintings to some appreciative critics. Baillargeon responds by behaving atrociously towards McCarthy. This shakes up McCarthy to the point that she realizes she'll never succeed as an artist… More

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"A short, sweet, enjoyable comedy, with a winning performance by McCarthy."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"A film that will appeal to those who have yearned to break out of the mold of a restricted life."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"McCarthy is an underrated Canadian treasure."
‑ Luanne Brown, Chico Enterprise-Record
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