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I've Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987)

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Sheila McCarthy Sheila McCarthy
Polly Vandersma
Paule Baillargeon Paule Baillargeon
Gabrielle St. Peres
Ann-Marie MacDonald Ann-Marie MacDonald
Mary Joseph
John Evans John Evans
Warren
Brenda Kamino Brenda Kamino
Waitress
Patricia Rozema Patricia Rozema
Woman In Office Window


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Awkward, shy and delightfully funny, Polly Vandersma (Sheila McCarthey) is an "organizationally impaired" temporary assistant who finally gets her first permanent job at the age of 31. While she works for the curator of an art gallery, Polly narrates her own story, sharing comical and bittersweet pretensions of the art world. At the same time, she reveal a special part of her own private world, taking the viewer to enchanted places in this quiet assault on the notion of authority everywhere.
Release date: 1 March 1988
UPC: 786936230130
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