Mermaids


1h 50m 1990

Brief Synopsis

Set in 1963, a mother is reluctant to settle down even at the request of her two teenage daughters.

Film Details

Also Known As
Deux Sirenes, Kärleksfeber, Les Deux Sirenes
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Orion Pictures
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures; Finnkino Oy; Kommunenes Filmcentral; MGM /UA; Nordisk Film; Nordisk Film Biografer (Denmark); Orion Pictures; PathT International; Pathe Image; Rank Film Distributors Ltd; Rca/Columbia Pictures Home Video; SF Studios; Sf; Sony Pictures Releasing International
Location
Essex, Massachusetts, USA; Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA; Malden, Massachusetts, USA; Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA; Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA; North Easton, Massachusetts, USA; Waltham, Massachusetts, USA; New Hampshire, USA; Manchester, Massachusetts, USA; Rockport, Massachusetts, USA; Rhode Island, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

Set in 1963, a mother is reluctant to settle down even at the request of her two teenage daughters.

Crew

Joe M Aguilar

Production Controller

Denise Alexander

Production Coordinator Assistant

Marit Allen

Costume Designer

Linda Arvidson

Stunts

Howard Atherton

Director Of Photography

Howard Atherton

Dp/Cinematographer

Jim Belletier

2nd Assistant Camera

Jane Bouras

Stand-In (Winona Ryder/Christina Ricci)

Alice Bouvrie

2nd Assistant Director

Jacqueline Cambas

Editor

Brian L Chambers

Associate Editor

Jim Connors

Props 2nd Assistant

Gina Coyle

Graphics

Christopher Cronyn

Unit Production Manager

Patty Dann

Source Material (From Novel)

Tracey A Doyle

Set Decorator Assistant

William L Fletcher

Assistant Editor

Elyse Garfinkel

Stunts

Grace Gilroy

Production Manager

Michael Grigsby

Accounting Assistant

Regina Gruss

Publicist

David Gulick

Props Assistant

Ida Lee Henderson

Production Accountant Assistant

Deborah Kanter

Set Designer

Ronna Kress

Casting Assistant (New York)

Carol Larkin

Location Casting

Al Laverde

Key Grip

Richard Lightstone

Sound Mixer

Lauren Lloyd

Producer

Steve Magee

Bestboy Electrician

Cam Mccormack

Stand-In (Winona Ryder)

Princess Mclean

2nd Assistant Director

Philip Messina

Set Designer

Charles Miller

Location Manager

Don Miloyevich

Property Master

Reyna Morenoff

Office Intern

Wallis Nicita

Producer

Randy Nickerson

Stand-In (Michael Schoeffling)

Jack Nitzsche

Music

Peter Norman

Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Harald Ortenburger

Camera Operator

Raquel Osborne

Location Casting Assistant

Patrick Palmer

Producer

Nicholas Parker

Set Dresser

Sammy Pasha

Stand-In (Bob Hoskins)

David Pisani

Camera Trainee

Tom Potier

Office Assistant

Scott Rathner

1st Assistant Camera

Lisa Rhoades

Stand-In (Christina Ricci)

Brian Ricci

Stunt Coordinator

June Roberts

Screenwriter

Hilton Rosemarin

Set Decorator

Suzanne Rothbaum

Producer

Evelyn Sakash

Art Direction

Steven A. Saklad

Art Direction

Ann-catherin Schmidt

Production Coordinator

Margery Simkin

Casting

Ricki Stein

Other

Renata Stoia

Script Supervisor

Ty Suehiro

Second Grip

Gary Tandrow

Gaffer

Gina Turcketta

Stand-In (Cher)

Jim Van Wyck

1st Assistant Director

Willie Webb

Assistant Editor

Chris Welling

Set Dresser

Forrest Williams

Boom Operator

Michael L. Williams

Location Manager

Michael Williams

Location Manager

Clay Wilson

Dolly Grip

Stuart Wurtzel

Production Designer

Victor Zolfo

Set Dresser

Film Details

Also Known As
Deux Sirenes, Kärleksfeber, Les Deux Sirenes
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Orion Pictures
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures; Finnkino Oy; Kommunenes Filmcentral; MGM /UA; Nordisk Film; Nordisk Film Biografer (Denmark); Orion Pictures; PathT International; Pathe Image; Rank Film Distributors Ltd; Rca/Columbia Pictures Home Video; SF Studios; Sf; Sony Pictures Releasing International
Location
Essex, Massachusetts, USA; Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA; Malden, Massachusetts, USA; Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA; Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA; North Easton, Massachusetts, USA; Waltham, Massachusetts, USA; New Hampshire, USA; Manchester, Massachusetts, USA; Rockport, Massachusetts, USA; Rhode Island, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winona Ryder was named Best Supporting Actress of 1990 by the National Board of Review.

Released in United States Winter December 14, 1990

Richard Benjamin replaced Frank Oz as director.

Lasse Hallstrom was originally attached to this project as director.

Producing debut for casting agents Wallis Nicita and Lauren Lloyd.

Completed shooting December 20, 1989.

Began shooting September 25, 1989.

Actress Emily Lloyd, who had a February 1989 agreement to star in "Mermaids" for $435,000 plus 2.5% of net profits, reached a settlement on the second day of trial July 30, 1991 with Orion Pictures Corporation and Mermaid Productions for casting her out of the film.

Released in United States Winter December 14, 1990