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  • Indiewire  News

    Magnolia Picks "Ondine" for U.S.

    U.S. rights to Oscar-winning filmmaker Neil Jordan's "Ondine" have been picked up by Magnolia Pictures. The NYC-based Wagner/Cuban Companies distributor will release the film early this summer as part of Magnolia's Ultra VOD program, debuting on video on demand systems nationwide a month prior to it...

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  • Indiewire  Reviews

    REVIEW | Grown-Up Fairy Tale: Neil Jordan's "Ondine"

    The era of earnest fairy-tales for children quite possibly ended with the rise of "Shrek," a cynically-minded franchise that replaced sincere, imaginative storytelling with mostly heartless parody. Even when the bitingly sarcastic approach succeeds - the fourth and ostensibly final "Shrek" movie has its fair share of pointed one-liners and clever sight gags - it sacrifices the magic of invention that made its cliché-filled target so alluring in the first place. (There's nothing wrong with liking those particular clichés when they're properly served, but even Tim Burton's visually audacious "Alice in Wonderland" was a terribly self-aware imita...

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