SUBMARINE

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SUBMARINE

Richard Ayoade
GB, 2010
Fiction, 97min, OmdU

SUBMARINE

Richard Ayoade
GB, 2010
Fiction, 97min, OmdU

Cast: 
Craig Roberts
Oliver Tate
Yasmin Paige
Jordana Bevan
Sally Hawkins
Jill Tate
Noah Taylor
Lloyd Tate
Paddy Considine
Graham Purvis
Darren Evans
Chips
Screenplay: 
Richard Ayoade nach dem Roman von Joe Dunthorne
Sound: 
Martin Beresford
Camera: 
Erik Wilson
Editor: 
Nick Fenton
Chris Dickens
Composer: 
Andrew Hewitt; Originalsongs von Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys)
Decoration: 
Sarah Pasquali
Costume: 
Charlotte Walter

Production: 
Warp Films Film4
World Sales: 
Protagonist Pictures
Distribution in Austria: 
Polyfilm Verleih
Format: 
35 mm
Color

Fifteen-year-old Oliver suffers from romantic yearnings, routine bullying at school, a gloomy home life and the acute self-consciousness of a precocious sophisticate. Nothing special distinguishes Oliver, except a fondness for narrating in anxious voiceover and visualising his mundane life as a film, complete with references to camera angles. When Oliver falls for classmate Jordana, she rather brings out the worst in him. Jordana seems to enjoy bullying so Oliver tries to impress her by helping to torment another girl. It’s a shocking moral lapse, but it does the trick, and Oliver and Jordana embark on a gauche liaison. I hate to say this – the word isn't in my vocabulary, normally – but the film is charming. (Jonathan Romney)