Fish Tank

15-year-old Mia Williams (Katie Jarvis) lives with her single mother Joanne (Kierston Wareing) and younger sister Tyler in a run down block of flats. Suspended from school, she fills her days searching for the next alcohol fix and hanging out in a derelict flat near her home. When her mother brings home new boyfriend Connor (Michael Fassbender) to meet the girls, Mia soon finds herself attracted to him. Unfortunately for all concerned, the feeling seems mutual... Following her brilliant debut feature, 'Red Road', director Andrea Arnold casts the same unflinching gaze on her characters and touches on the themes of her Oscar-winning short 'Wasp' to create an original and unsettling tale for our age. Winner of the Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival 2009.

Year: 2009
Genre: Art House Cinema, Drama, Amy's Favourites, Film Festivals 2010, 2010
Country: UK
Director: Andrea Arnold
Starring: Rebecca Griffiths, Katie Jarvis, Kierston Wareing, Sydney Mary Nash, Harry Treadaway, Michael Fassbender
Duration: 118 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Sex scenes, offensive language and content that may disturb.
Location in store: Art House Cinema


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