I've Heard the Mermaids Singing

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I've Heard the Mermaids Singing ★★★ 1987

Independent Canadian semi-satiric romantic comedy details the misadventures of a klutzy woman who suddenly obtains a desirable job in an art gallery run by a lesbian on whom she develops a crush. Good-natured tone helped considerably by McCarthy's winning performance. 81m/C VHS, DVD . CA Sheila McCarthy, Paule Baillargeon, Ann-Marie MacDonald, John Evans; D: Patricia Rozema; M: Mark Korven. Genie ‘88: Actress (McCarthy), Support. Actress (Baillargeon).