Fish Tank

Directed by: Andrea Arnold

122 minutes | Unrated


Saturday, June 11, 2011, 7pm - 9pm

Mia, 15 years old and recently expelled from school, lives in Essex with sister and mother. Mia soon begins an uneasy friendship with her mother's outspoken Irish boyfriend, Connor, who begins to encourage her only interest, dancing. 

"A bold new entry in the long-standing British tradition of disquieting social realism." - Ian Buckwalter, NPR 

 "Writer-director Andrea Arnold, working in British lower-class realism, still finds wondrous moments of connection in Mia's life." - Tom Long, Detroit News

Jury Prize, Cannes, 2009