You know, folks, I don't usually return to a restaurant I've Hot in waxed lyrical about - I'd be terri ed they think I'm looking for something for nothing - but in Ondine
's case I will de nitely make an exception.
Written and directed by Neil Jordan, who also directed The Company Of Wolves, a dark and twisted version of Little Red Riding Hood and Interview With The Vampire, Ondine
boasts a fantastical element.
For whatever reason, Ondine
(Alicja Bachleda) doesn't want to be seen by outsiders, but Annie is the exception, visiting at the little cottage her dad keeps down by the bay and elaborating on his tale, and local legends, with the conviction that Ondine
is one of the selkies--creatures who periodically emerge from the sea, tall in love with a human and grant a wish, only to return to the deep.
The 50th anniversary revival of Ondine
tells the tale of the water sprite and the young mortal Palemon with whom she falls in love to tragic ends.
There are no technical quibbles with the performances or recording of the Ondine
disc, which are both exemplary, making this an ideal introduction to the young Anderson.
's CEO Carolyn Cross said that the PMA submission is a major milestone for the company and its business partner, Periowave Dental Technologies Inc.
Named after a mythical sea creature, Ondine
is part of but not managed by the new Hotel Missoni on Edinburgh's George IV Bridge.
The Royal Ballet's Ondine
and The Royal Opera's La Traviata and The Barber of Seville will be screened live on the Centre Square Big Screen from Covent Garden's Royal Opera House as part of the BP Summer Big Screens Programme 2009.
Tragic love story Ondine
will be beamed live from London's Royal Opera House to the big screen in The Hayes in Cardiff city centre.
HOT SPOT: Postproduction facility Windmill Lane in Dublin has been jammed with movies including Neil Jordan's "Ondine
" and Ian Fitzgibbon's "A Film With Me in It."
ANIMAL MAGIC: Deigo the Argentine tegu lizard visits Hepworth Junior School with his handler Jay Gunn and meets (from left) Ondine
Eyre, Oliver Peters, Thomas Armitage and Molly Bushby Picture by Peter Cottle (PC090608Ehepworth-2)
(US)--3 days 03 hours 49 minutes 16 seconds (In breaking Kurrewa IV's record, Ondine
set a time that stood until broken by Helsal in 1973).