A bold reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's tale of love, loss and desire, transported to acontemporary setting.
Beneath the ocean’s waves there is no death or pain orseparation. Above, the modern world is beset with war, poverty and desire.
On her sixteenth birthday, a mermaid rises up to the surface, leaving her childhood behind for ever when she falls in love with a mortal prince. She knows that she can no longer live at the bottom of the ocean - but must she destroy herself in order to be loved?