Ondine goes on general release on Friday March 5th 2010 and is the story of an Irish fisherman (Farrell) who discovers a woman (Bachleda) in his fishing net, who he believes to be a mermaid.
Jordan talks about the genesis of the story and his collaborations with cinematographer Christopher Doyle (see Film Ireland 126 Jan/Feb 2009 for an interview with Doyle) and musician Kjartan Sveinsson of Sigur Rós on the score, while Farrell explores the background of his character, Syracuse. Bachleda reflects on her experiences of shooting the film on her first visit to Ireland.
The interview with Neil Jordan & Colin Farrell is approximately 10 minutes in length. To view, please click here:
The interview with Alicja Bachleda is approximately 7 minutes in length. To view, please click here: