The Mermaid

  • 1966
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Fantasy, Opera

This operatic fairy tale presents a young peasant trying to become a learned man in order to be worthy of the woman he wants to marry. A fairy comes to his aid, and eventually the pair fall in love. The Goddess of Mercy lends her wand so the fairy can shed her alternate form, that of a 1,000-year-old carp, and happily wed the now-wiser peasant. The film's...read more

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This operatic fairy tale presents a young peasant trying to become a learned man in order to be worthy of the woman he wants to marry. A fairy comes to his aid, and eventually the pair fall in love. The Goddess of Mercy lends her wand so the fairy can shed… (more)

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