The Mermaid’s Curse (2020) reviews and overview

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‘Her song is alluring. Her kiss is deadly.’

The Mermaid’s Curse is a 2020 Britsh horror feature film about a young writer who finds a seductive, sultry, young woman lying injured on the beach. The more he falls for her, the more he will learn the dangers of falling in love with a siren. The original title was Witches of the Water

Directed by Louisa Warren (Vikings vs. Krampus; Tooth Fairy; Curse of the Scarecrow) from a screenplay written by Tyler-James, the ChampDog Films production stars Rebecca Finch, Tom Hendryk, Tony Manders and Nina Jay. The film is a remake of Deadly Waters (2015) which we presume was made on a lower budget.

The movie was produced by Scott Jeffrey (director of Clown Doll; The Final Scream; The Bad Nun) and Louisa Warren and executive produced by Steven M. Smith (Doll House; Doll Cemetery; The Haunting of Borley Rectory).


ITN Distribution will release The Mermaid’s Curse on DVD in the USA on June 16, 2020. Order in advance from

Reviews [click links to read more]:

” …there’s almost no heat or chemistry between Hendryk and Finch. And a film with this kind of relationship at its centre needs a cast and director who can deliver that. We have to be sold on the attraction between them […] Despite that, there is enough interesting stuff going on to make The Mermaid’s Curse the best film I’ve seen from the director. Faint praise I know but there you have it.” Voices from the Balcony

Cast and characters:

• Rebecca Finch … Siren
• Tom Hendryk … Jake
• Tony Manders … Mr Andrews
• Nina Jay … Charlotte
• Kate Lush … Patsy
• Hattie Willow … Siren
• Zuza Tehanu … Mother Siren
• Georgie Banks … Josie
• AJ Blackwell … Cameron
• Jon Callaway … Harry
• Cyril Cottrell … Fisherman John
• Leila Kotori … Sister Siren
• Stephanie Lodge … Holly
• Gabriella Melrose … Nikki
• Shawn C. Phillips … Vlogger
• Jason Richardson … Policeman
• Mark Sears … Mike
• Steven M. Smith … Fisherman Peter
• Alice Wallis … Sister Siren
• Karl Williams … Mike


This film should not be confused with Mermaid’s Song (2015), directed by Nicholas Humphries, which was released in the UK on DVD by High Fliers Films on 28th October 2019 as Mermaid’s Curse

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