CAST: Chao Deng, Yun Lin, Show Luo, Yuqi Zhang DIRECTOR: Stephen Chow IN MANDARIN
Xuan's estate project involving reclamation of the sea threatens the livelihood of the mermaids who rely on the sea to survive. Shan is dispatched to stop Xuan and this leads them into falling for each other. Out of his love for Shan, Xuan plans to stop the reclamation. Unfortunately, Shan and the other mermaids are hunted by a hidden organisation and Xuan has to save Shan before it's too late...
Splash meets The Cove in this genuinely strange and ceaselessly entertaining box-office smash from China.Ken Eisner, Georgia Straight
The Mermaid is great visual comedy, an absurdist, ecological nightmare who boasts as much empathy as it does hilarity from the story.Gary Shannon, The Young Folks