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"(...) It is in the form of a mythological being, at least by the local name that has been attributed to him, since this Mermaid (2012) that he manages to film in Polynesia,
Is nothing but an animal whose evolution is at an intermediate stage: this little fish has developed a means of crawling with the aid of its fins.
Tossed by the eddies of the ocean, he extracts himself from his aquatic environment to feed on the algae and the tiny shells hanging on the rocks.
Again, the aspect of mutation and hybridity is apparent. Straddling between two environments, This still inadequate being is prey to a great vulnerability."
Noémie Monier