Tag Archives: Neil Jordan

Cinema Review – Byzantium

Mother and daughter vampire team Clara (Gemma Arterton) and Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan) have always been together, and they have always had to be secretive. Things change, however, when Eleanor finds someone she can confide in and the past catches up with Clara. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – JDIFF 2010: Ondine

Ondine is the latest film from Neil Jordan. The film stars Colin Farrell as Syracuse – a fisherman from rural Ireland whose life is changed when he catches a woman in his nets. Literally. Syracuse’s daughter, Annie, from a previous relationship is convinced that the woman, Ondine, is a Selkie – a seal person – and when mysterious, wonderful and strange things start happening to Syracuse, he starts to believe it too. Continue reading

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