"Perhaps the bravest thing about this movie [I've Heard the Mermaids Singing], is the way the lesbian theme is so blithely understated, as though it were simply one of the facts of the universe."
-- Ally Acker
Acker, Ally. Reel Women: Pioneers of the Cinema, the First Hundred Years. New York: Reel Women Media Publishing, 2011. (vol. 2, p. 288)