Fish Tank

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Beyond Ken Loach: where have the social-realists in cinema gone?
The director has unleashed his latest broadside against Broken Britain. But with escapist cinema on the rise, can the genre survive?

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

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Cage fights, chat shows, train platforms: the strangest places films have found their stars
Looking to cast a new film sensation? Then visit a prison, look at Instagram or head to a station. Because that’s where these future stars were hanging out

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Andrea Arnold: ‘I always aim to get under the belly of a place’
Director Andrea Arnold talks about her new movie, American Honey, which stars Shia LaBeouf and explores the US phenomenon of ‘mag crews’ – rootless young outsiders who rove the midwest selling magazine subscriptions

Sean O'Hagan

09, Oct, 2016 @7:30 AM

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Catch Me Daddy: Robbie Ryan on capturing Yorkshire's beauty and brutality
One of the finest cinematographers working in British film talks to us about his latest project, the gripping Yorkshire-Asian noir Catch Me Daddy

Tom Horan

27, Feb, 2015 @1:00 PM

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Clip joint: housing estates
Join Guardian reader Charles Graham-Dixon and suggest your picks of the best film scenes set on housing estates

Charles Graham-Dixon

24, Nov, 2014 @3:52 PM

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Anne-Marie Duff and Andy Serkis triumph at Evening Standard film awards

Anne-Marie Duff and Andy Serkis carry off acting prizes as Fish Tank wins best film at the Evening Standard film awards

Ben Child

09, Feb, 2010 @11:50 AM

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A vision of hope for Essex | Sam Tarry

Sam Tarry: Andrea Arnold's film Fish Tank, which was shot where I grew up, carries a social message that bears repeating

Sam Tarry

18, Sep, 2009 @2:30 PM

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Fish Tank | Film review

Andrea Arnold's latest offering is a bleak glimpse of life on a housing estate. Still, hope – and the fine performances – shine through, says Philip French

Philip French

12, Sep, 2009 @11:06 PM

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Fish Tank | Film review
With a terrific performance by debutant Katie Jarvis, this gritty Essex drama shows that director Andrea Arnold is Ken Loach's natural successor, says Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

10, Sep, 2009 @10:00 PM

Film trailer: Fish Tank

A powerful film of betrayed love in a bleak landscape, powered by fizzing performances from Michael Fassbender and newcomer Katie Jarvis

10, Sep, 2009 @8:10 AM

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Katie Jarvis – from the school steps to the red carpet
Unemployed at 16, Katie Jarvis had no idea what the future held – until a chance meeting with a casting agent won her the lead role in Andrea Arnold's new film, Fish Tank, writes Maddy Costa

Maddy Costa

03, Sep, 2009 @9:00 PM

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