The King’s Daughter is a 2021 fantasy movie directed by Sean McNamara. Starring Pierce Brosnan, William Hurt, Benjamin Walker and Kaya Scodelario.
King Louis XIV’s quest for immortality leads him to capture and steal a mermaid’s life force, a move that is further complicated by his illegitimate daughter’s discovery of the creature. (Filmaffinity)
It’s tough to shake the sense that The King’s Daughter is akin to watching a spin on Free Willy set in 17th-century France, and how that film at least bothered to give the pet a name.
Steven Scaife, Slant
January 14, 2022.