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Writer (WGA):
Sebastian Gutierrez (written by)
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2 April 2002 (Canada) See more »
Beatiful, seductive and totally deadly.
In Ireland, two carnies abduct a mermaid and decide to take her to America. In their sea route, the seductive and mysterious creature reveals an uncontrollable darker side. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
1 win & 3 nominations See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Rufus Sewell ... Angus

Carla Gugino ... Lily

Jim Piddock ... Captain Dunn

Reno Wilson ... Bailey
Mark Aiken ... Gifford

Fintan McKeown ... Skelly

Aubrey Morris ... Mr. Woolrich

Gil Bellows ... Miles

Rya Kihlstedt ... Mermaid
Hannah Sim ... Queen of the Lair

Jon Sklaroff ... Russian Eddie
David Nott ... Cook

Dan Hildebrand ... Christian
Preston Maybank ... Navy Captain
Brian Sieve ... Officer Dixon
Matthew Roseman ... Officer Jenkins (as Matt Roseman)

Gabriel Gutierrez ... Young O'Donnell
Isabella Gutierrez ... Miranda
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tim Maloney ... Sailor (uncredited)

Directed by
Sebastian Gutierrez 
Writing credits
Sebastian Gutierrez (written by)

Produced by
Lou Arkoff .... producer
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... executive producer
Dan J. Birnbaum .... associate producer
Colleen Camp .... producer
Steve Ecclesine .... line producer
Buddy Epstein .... executive producer
Brian J. Gilbert .... co-producer
David S. Greathouse .... co-producer
Carrie Iglehart .... associate producer
Andrea Lapins .... associate producer
Shane Mahan .... co-producer
Robyn Rosenfeld .... executive producer
Scott Shapiro .... associate producer
Stan Winston .... producer
Original Music by
David Reynolds 
Cinematography by
Thomas L. Callaway (director of photography) (as Tom Callaway)
Film Editing by
Daniel T. Cahn  (as Daniel Cahn)
Production Design by
Jerry Fleming 
Art Direction by
Peter Borck 
Set Decoration by
Betty Berberian 
Costume Design by
Julia Schklair 
Makeup Department
Barbara Cantu .... key hair stylist
Stephanie Coffey .... makeup artist
Myke Michaels .... makeup department head
Richard Wetzel .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Larry Ferguson Jr. .... post-production supervisor
Robert E. Warner .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jessica W. Leung .... second assistant director
Elenie Mansalis .... second second assistant director
David N. Schrager .... first assistant director (as David Schrager)
Art Department
Sarah Bullion .... art department assistant
Lance DeSpain .... lead scenic artist
Steven P. Duchscherer .... property master
Rebecca T. Haze .... painter
Bill Luckey .... property maker
Lisa Robinson .... on-set dresser
Christopher Schultz .... swing
Wayne Springfield .... construction coordinator
Marisa Vargo .... painter
Christina Ann Wilson .... assistant art director (as Christy Wilson)
Sound Department
Bob Arons .... sound effects editor
Kami Asgar .... supervising sound editor
William G. Flick .... sound mixer (as Billy Flick)
Jonathan Golodner .... sound effects editor
Pamela Kahn .... foley artist
Mark Larry .... sound effects editor
James M. McCann .... boom operator (as James McCann)
Kyle Rochlin .... foley mixer
Tim Tuchrello .... first assistant sound editor
Special Effects by
Richard Alonzo .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio (as Richie Alonzo)
Joe Andreas .... special effects
David Beneke .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
John Cherevka .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Jeff Edwards .... key mechanic: Stan Winston Studio
David Gallion .... special effects foreman
Dave Grasso .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Moto Hata .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Richard Haugen .... key mechanic: Stan Winston Studio
Kurt Herbel .... creature effects
Hiroshi 'Kan' Ikeuchi .... key mechanic: Stan Winston Studio
Carey Jones .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Hiroshi Katagiri .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Richard J. Landon .... key mechanic: Stan Winston Studio
Richard J. Landon .... key mechanical designer
Russell Lukich .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Lindsay MacGowan .... design artist: Stan Winston Studio
Shane Mahan .... effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio
Mark Maitre .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Keith Marbory .... key technician: Stan Winston Studio
Tony McCray .... mold department supervisor: Stan Winston Studio
Mark 'Crash' McCreery .... concept designer: Stan Winston Studio (as Mark McCreery)
Kevin Mohlman .... key mechanic: Stan Winston Studio
David Monzingo .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Sandro Moro .... special effects
Steve Newburn .... key technician: Stan Winston Studio
Michael Ornelaz .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Justin Raleigh .... key technician: Stan Winston Studio
Andy Schoneberg .... effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio
Arjen Tuiten .... crew member: Stan Winston Studio
Jor Van Kline .... special effects coordinator
A.J. Venuto .... key technician: Stan Winston Studio
Tim Walkey .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Oliver Arnold .... digital artist
Eric Heavens .... digital compositing supervisor
Dan Schmit .... visual effects supervisor
Rocky Capella .... stunts
Lisa Dempsey .... stunts
Thomas M. Ficke .... stunt coordinator (as Tom Ficke)
Joanna Shelmidine .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
J.D. Bishop .... assistant chief lighting technician
D.R. Curtis .... set lighting technician
Casey Ellison .... set lighting technician
Mary Funsten .... first assistant camera
Amy C. Halpern .... 2nd unit gaffer
Mike Haynes .... grip
Douglas S. Johnson .... camera loader
Ken Little Jr. .... assistant camera
Brett Lood .... grip
Gary Molyneux .... grip (as Gary Molyneaux)
Jeff Noble .... grip
Mike Saad .... second assistant camera
C. Shipley .... best boy grip
Chris Shipley .... best boy grip
Christian Franz Staab .... grip (as Christian Staab)
Bruce Swift .... key grip
Richard Tibbetts .... grip
Gary Katsuya Ushino .... Steadicam assistant
Gary Katsuya Ushino .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Darryl Wilson .... dolly grip
Chuck Zlotnick .... still photographer
Casting Department
Sheila Jaffe .... casting: New York
Ed Mitchell .... casting: Los Angeles
Bruce H. Newberg .... casting: Los Angeles
Shari Steinberg .... casting associate
Georgianne Walken .... casting: New York
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Daniela Kurrle .... costume manufacturer
Mandi Line .... assistant costume designer
Jill Lucas .... costumer
Hayley Stuppel .... key costumer
Hayley Stuppel .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Mark Hartzell .... assistant editor
Jonny Jenks .... post-production assistant
Chad Mochrie .... assistant editor (as Chad Owen Mochrie)
Location Management
Robert Gluck .... location manager (as Bob Gluck)
Andrew Harrison .... assistant location manager
Lynn M. van Kuilenburg .... location manager
Music Department
Dino A. Moriana .... music editor (as Dino Morina)
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Transportation Department
Michael McDuffee .... transportation coordinator (as Mike McDuffee)
Other crew
Michael Barnes .... financial legal services
Lisa A. Blair .... Art Department PA
Eamon Buehning .... payroll accountant
Charles Canzoneri .... key set production assistant
Randy Gambill .... assistant: Samuel Z. Arkoff
Heather K. Heath .... payroll accountant
Stephen Jensen .... paralegal
Samantha C. Kirkeby .... script supervisor (as Samantha Clair Kirkeby)
Shari LaFranchi Blakney .... production coordinator (as Shari LaFranchi)
Richard J. Landon .... puppeteer
Jessica Littlefield .... production assistant
Charissa McLain .... assistant production coordinator
Jeffrey Pritz .... personal assistant: Lou Arkoff
Austin Rodriguez .... medic
Annabelle Troukens .... assistant to stan winston
James H. Nicholson .... dedicated to the memory of

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"She Creature" - USA (alternative title)
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Rated R for sexuality, nudity and some violence
91 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Rya Kihlstedt spent three hours in make-up a day so she could portray the mermaid.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Tales of Terror (1962)See more »


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15 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Totally ORIGINAL, 13 April 2007
Author: knock-2 from Belize

Like others here, I saw this not expecting much. A cheesy cover, no budget, a so so title bad effects -- but brother was I WRONG! This is a magical wonderful movie with a style like Polanski and Tim Burton too! Sexy and also really well plotted. I was shocked! Rufus Sewell (The Illusionist) and Carla Gugino (everything she's in!) are so underrated and sooooo good here! Rya Kihlstedt makes a great mermaid. Camera is efficient at all times and sense of unease well sustained. Subject is a bit adult with lesbian sexual tones throughout (executed in a very thoughtful manner) but kids could almost watch this for old fashioned mystery horror.


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