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"Sexy, stylish and steeped in a Canadian melancholy, I've Heard the Mermaids Singing was part of the initial move toward magic realism that freed Canadian film from the tethers of realism—and let it fly into the ether of the imagination."
-- Katherine Monk

Monk, Katherine. Weird Sex and Snowshoes: And Other Canadian Film Phenomena. Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2001. (p. 302)