A married woman (Basinger) falls in love with a Benedictine monk.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessie Sullivan
Brother 'Whit' Thomas
Hugh Sullivan
Father Dominic
Dee Sullivan (as Victoria Anderson)
Joseph Dubois
Terence Kelly ...
Dom Anthony
Joanne Wilson ...
Woman Patient
Brother Timothy


A married woman (Basinger) falls in love with a Benedictine monk.

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A Sereia e o Monge  »

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Brother 'Whit' Thomas: Now that my ladder's gone, I must lie down where all the ladders start, in the foul rag-and-bone shop of the heart.
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The Mermaids Tale
11 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed The Mermaids Chair, it had romance, love, sadness, pain, and healing all in one. It kept me enraptured for the whole 2 hours, (well without commercials it would have).. I could feel Jesse's pain, and her sadness, and the pull towards the handsome monk............all the turmoil she must have been going thru was there, her mother, husband, daughter, and then meeting this wonderful man, who met her needs and fulfilled her in her time of need. I enjoyed the camaraderie of the women, which is something we don't recognize in these times we live in...........how much we need that togetherness of women. It was well done. Hope there will be more like it soon. Aloha

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