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I've Heard the Mermaids Singing is a canadien film of genre Drama directed by Patricia Rozema released in USA on 1 march 1988 with Sheila McCarthy

I've Heard the Mermaids Singing (1988)

I've Heard the Mermaids Singing
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Released in USA 1 march 1988
Length 1h21
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Romance
Rating68% 3.4431353.4431353.4431353.4431353.443135

I've Heard the Mermaids Singing is a 1987 theatrical-release feature film, directed by Patricia Rozema. The title is taken from The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot.


The film stars Sheila McCarthy as Polly, a worker for a temporary secretarial agency. Polly serves as the narrator for the film, and there are frequent sequences portraying her whimsical fantasies. Polly lives alone, seems to have no friends and enjoys solitary bicycle rides to undertake her hobby of photography. Despite her clumsiness, lack of education, social awkwardness and inclination to take others' statements literally, all of which have resulted in scarce employment opportunities, Polly is placed as a secretary in a private art gallery owned by Gabrielle (Paule Baillargeon).


Sheila McCarthy

(Polly Vandersma)
Paule Baillargeon

(Gabrielle St. Peres)
Ann-Marie MacDonald

(Mary Joseph)
Richard Monette

Patricia Rozema

(Woman In Office Window)
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