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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Sally Hawkins
Noah Taylor
Craig Roberts
Yasmin Paige
Paddy Considine
Directors
Richard Ayoade
Screenwriters
Richard Ayoade
Running Time
97 minutes

Submarine
Warning: contains no submarines


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Plot
Oliver Tate (Roberts) is besotted with Jordana (Paige), a feisty girl in his class. Yet, as he embarks on his first relationship, he also frets over that of his parents (Hawkins and Taylor), a situation exacerbated by one of his mum's exes (Considine) moving in down the road.


Verdict
A perfect blend of cool, quirky comedy and warm-hearted drama, crafted with such poise that it should see the transcendence of Ayoade from TV nerd-comic to true big-screen talent.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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