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"Our voices, our representation of ourselves, have been in the hands of others, namely men, since the beginning of the mediums of film and television. My main character in I've Heard the Mermaids Singing videotaped a confession that is used through the film. It's her way of having control over her definition of herself."
-- Patricia Rozema

Seger, Linda. When Women Call the Shots: The Developing Power and Influence of Women in Television and Film. New York: Henry Holt, 1996. (p. 117)