15-year-old Mia is facing an overwhelming transformation which calls her entire existence into question. Her body is changing radically, and despite desperate attempts to halt the process, she is soon forced to accept that nature is far more powerful than her.Written by
Lisa Brühlmann previously directed Hylas und die Nymphen (2013), based on the Greek myth and painting of the same name. She said of her long-time fascination with nymphs/mermaids: "The mermaid has a sense of anarchy which was something that really fascinated me and I wanted to tell a story [about it]." See more »
I wasn't quite sure how to categorize this film while watching it. As most fairytales go, there are some dark elements. There are hopeful themes, too. Overall this is different enough to be interesting and I found the cinematography in various scenes to be very enchanting.
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