Revisiting ‘Mermaids’: Identifying Connections With The Flax Women

Mermaids film poster. Written by Janyce Denise Glasper June Roberts’ screenplay of 1990’s Mermaids is adapted from Patty Dann’s novel and happens to be one of my all time favorite films. As infectious retro soundtrack flares and mod dresses make scenes pop, I connect in certain respects to each Flax woman–Cher’s big-haired, mother hen, Mrs. […]