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A Mermaid in Paris

Release date NZ: 23 / 06 / 2022
Release date AUS: 03 / 11 / 2022




DIRECTED BY: Mathias Malzieu

SCREENPLAY BY: Mathias Malzieu, Stéphane Landowski

STARRING: Nicolas Duvauchelle, Marilyn Lima, Rossy De Palma, Tchéky Karyo, Romane Bohringer, Alexis Michalik, Rodolphe Pauly

RUN TIME: 103 Minutes

LANGUAGE: French with English subtitles

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS: Fantasia Film Festival 2020

A crooner with a broken heart, Gaspard had sworn never to fall in love again. As for Lula, a pretty mermaid, she has only her singing to defend herself from men, making their hearts race until they explode.

When the Seine floods and deposits Lula at the foot of the Flowerburger, the barge-cabaret where Gaspard sings, it is a mini-tsunami that will upset and change their lives. He, the man who has suffered from having loved too much, and she, the creature who has never known love, will get to know each other. And to sing with the same voice...

★★★★½ "A beautiful crowdpleasing blend of Amelie and The Shape of Water" - James Croot,

★★★★½ "A gorgerous storybook fantasy" - Nerdist 

"A bubbly, eccentric romance with roots in a traditional fairy tale." - JumpCut Online

A Mermaid in Paris is a refreshingly original film about what it means to believe in the things you love, and in doing that, makes a strong argument of why you should love the film itself." - Film Inquiry


From 21 June
Regent Theatre, Te Awamutu

From 23 June
The Capitol Cinema, Auckland
Rialto Cinemas Newmarket, Auckland
The Vic, Auckland
Embassy 3, Whanganui
The Screening Room, Masterton
The Gecko, Motueka

From 30 June
Waiheke Island Community Cinema, Waiheke Island
Tivoli Cinema, Papamoa
Tivoli Cinema, Cambridge
Light House Cinema Cuba, Wellington
Light House Cinema Pauatahanui, Wellington
Light House Cinema Petone, Wellington

From 01 July
Cinema Kororareka, Russell

From 14 July
Basement Cinema, Rotorua
Dome Cinema, Gisborne
Deluxe Cinemas, Christchurch
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