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Submarine 2010 15

97 mins United Kingdom Director. Richard Ayoade

Comedian Richard Ayoade surprised many with the assuredness of his directorial debut, this quirky and bittersweet coming-of-age comedy that comes across like a British cousin to the work of Wes Anderson.

Swansea teenager Oliver (Craig Roberts) tries to navigate a path through some typical adolescent terrain, beginning with parents on the verge of separation (compounded by the arrival of the strange New Age guru next door) and encompassing his anguished relations with girlfriend Jordana (Yasmin Paige).

Despite a relatively familiar plot, Submarine feels fresh and distinctive, from its refusal to characterise Oliver as either a cool kid or a geek, to its moody visuals and melancholy soundtrack by Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys.

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Directed by

Richard Ayoade

Featuring

Noah Taylor

Paddy Considine

Craig Roberts

Sally Hawkins

Yasmin Paige

Genres

Comedy Drama

Collection

Fools For Love LOCO London Comedy Film Festival Best of BAFTA Love Features Based on the Book…

Certificate

15 Contains strong language

Released

2010

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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