She was called Alisa and lived by the sea. Her life differed in no way from that
of others. She dreamt about ballet, sang in a childrenís choir and went to a
school for fools. At the age of six she ceased to speak. At the age of 17 she
moved to Moscow. At the age of 18 she met HimÖ and disappearedÖ Such
things frequently happens in a megapolis.
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This film by Azerbaijani director Anna Melikian is a modern fairy tale in
which age-old myths and youthful imagination are merged in a surreal
urban romance. The dream-like storyline is mirrored by the visual approach
Anna Melikian has chosen to recount the adventures of a ‘mermaid’ who
finds herself washed up inland.
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