A down on his luck fisherman looks in his net one day and finds a woman. The down on his luck fisherman has an adorable and precocious daughter who convinces him the catch may be a selkie, a half woman, half seal from the depths of Irish myth and legend.
We watch as Ondine, the beautiful selkie played by Alicja Bachleda, develops a close relationship with the fisherman and his daughter. We wait to find out if she really is a creature from the deep. Hints along the way point us in the direction of our suspension of disbelief. Ondine sings, and the fisherman catches more fish than ever before. His luck turns. . . . Read more. “She Came From the Sea”