Mermaids (Captioned)

United States, 1990

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Winona Ryder plays a strict Catholic schoolgirl growing up in the conservative early sixties and saddled with the grooviest and sexiest mother in town. A very funny romantic comedy, “Mermaids” celebrates the tensions, love and agonies of mother-daughter relationships. With Bob Hoskins and featuring an outstanding performance by Cher as the free-spirited mother of a very unconventional family. Based on the book by Patty Dann.

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Credits

director

Richard Benjamin

co-producer

Lauren Lloyd

Patrick Palmer

Wallis Nicita

production company

Nicita/Lloyd Productions

Palmer

Duration

01:50:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1990

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