Mermaids (Captioned)

United States, 1990

Film
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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.

Credits

production company

Nicita/Lloyd Productions

Palmer

co-producer

Lauren Lloyd

Wallis Nicita

Patrick Palmer

Duration

01:50:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303980

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Closed captioning

Comedy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Catholic Church

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Single parents

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Mothers and daughters

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenage girls

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenagers - Family relationships

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenagers - Sexual behavior

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Teenage girls

Sound/audio

Captioned

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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