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I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at Online/Virtual Space

Jun 10 2022
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Jul 19 2022
I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing

Polly, a gauche, scatterbrained daydreamer and aspiring photographer, gets a temp job as a secretary at a trendy Toronto art gallery and develops a crush on the gallery’s sophisticated French owner in Patricia Rozema’s whimsical indie comedy.

Canada, 1987, Patricia Rozema

Polly (Sheila McCarthy), a gauche, scatterbrained young woman who lapses into daydreams and aspires to be a photographer, gets a temp job as a secretary at a trendy Toronto art gallery. She develops a crush on the gallery’s sophisticated French owner, Gabrielle, but soon learns that Gabrielle is not all she seems. Patricia Rozema’s whimsical indie comedy is a landmark Canadian film. “[Polly] is, perhaps, the most memorable, genuinely likeable screen creation

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I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 6/10 thru at least 7/14 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $10 and you have 7 days to watch it.

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