"What is interesting about this film [I've Heard the Mermaids Singing] is that it is built on the very contradictions which are present in the feminist discourse itself."
-- Mary Alemany-Galway
Alemany-Galway, Mary. "I've Heard the Mermaids Singing." In A Postmodern Cinema: The Voice of the Other in Canadian Film. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2002. (p. 144)