Mermaids

Mermaids

Director: Richard Benjamin Cast: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder

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Overview

There's no point in recounting the many production problems and personal hostilities which plagued the filming of Mermaids: the end result is all that matters. Set in the 1960s, the film details the relationship between an unorthodox, unmarried vagabond mother (Cher), and her two daughters. The 15-year-old (Winona Ryder), continually embarrassed by her flamboyant mother, wants to be the world's greatest Catholic; the nine-year-old (Christina Ricci) would be satisfied with becoming the world's champion swimmer. Moving with her family to New England, the older daughter falls in love from afar with the groundskeeper (Michael Schoeffling) from a nearby convent, while Mom takes up with a lonely salesman (Bob Hoskins). Mermaids is perceptively adapted from the warmly comic novel by Patty Dann.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/24/2018
UPC: 0887090141215
Original Release: 1990
Rating: PG-13
Source: Olive Films
Region Code: A
Time: 1:50:00
Sales rank: 17,038

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Cher Mrs. Flax
Bob Hoskins Lou Landsky
Winona Ryder Charlotte Flax
Christina Ricci Kate Flax
Michael Schoeffling Joe
Caroline McWilliams Carrie
Jan Miner Mother Superior
Pete Kovner Perfect Family Father
Margery Simkin Actor
Betsey Townsend Mary O'Brien
Richard McElvain Mr. Crain
Paula Plum Mrs. Crain
Dossy Peabody Coach Parker
William Paul Steele Boss in Oklahoma
Rex Trailer Dr. Reynolds
Patricia Madden Perfect Family Mother
Justin Marchisio Perfect Family Boy
Caitlin Marie Bottomley Perfect Family Girl
Amy Gollnick Girl in Bathroom #1
Seacia Pavao Girls in Bathroom
Merle Perkins Nurse
Baxter Harris Boss in Massachusetts
Carol Moss Boss's Fiancee
Denise Cormier Pretty Girl in Shoe Store
Al Hodgkins Crying Man in Street
Tamasin Scarlet Johnson Young Nun
Sandra Shipley Crying Nun
Russell Jones Judge at Swim Meet
Shawna Sullivan Charlotte, 5 years old
Bob Rogerson Charlotte's Dad
Tom Kemp Carrie's Husband
John McGee Kennedy Mourner

Technical Credits
Richard Benjamin Director
Marit Allen Costumes/Costume Designer
Howard Atherton Cinematographer
Jacqueline Cambas Editor
Christopher Cronyn Production Designer
Deborah Kanter Set Decoration/Design
Lauren Lloyd Co-producer
Philip Messina Set Decoration/Design
Wallis Nicita Co-producer
Jack Nitzsche Score Composer
Harald Ortenburger Camera Operator
Patrick Palmer Co-producer
Brian Ricci Stunts
June Roberts Screenwriter
Hilton Rosemarin Set Decoration/Design
Suzanne Rothbaum Associate Producer
Evelyn Sakash Art Director
Steven A. Saklad Art Director
Margery Simkin Casting
Stuart Wurtzel Production Designer

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Mermaids 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I LOVE......One of the best story's to date my personal favorite movie defiantly one to see!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
goodgirl2 More than 1 year ago
i can so relate to this movie my mom and I don't always get along and in the flim the mother and daughter were total opposites all in all this is a great movie love it!
Guest More than 1 year ago
A great movie that addresses teen angst and the relationship between mother and daughter. It deals with growing up, accepting change, learning to face your issues, and how to open your heart to others and let them in your life. And most of all it makes you appreciate YOUR mother!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
THIS WAS A VERY GOOD MOVIE IT HAS DRAMA AND COMEDY.ITS ALSO A COMING OF AGE MOVIE A GIRL DISCOVERING HER SEXUALITY AND THE MEANING OF ''FAMILY.''
Anonymous More than 1 year ago