Fish Tank

Fish Tank

2009

Andrea Arnold

“Life’s a bitch and then you die; that’s why we get high
Cause you never know when you’re gonna go”

NAS – “Life’s A Bitch” (feat. AZ the Visualiza)

Fifteen-year-old Mia is in a constant state of war with her family and the world around her, without any creative outlet for her considerable energies save a secret love of hip-hop dance. When she meets her party-girl mother’s charming new boyfriend Connor, she is amazed to find he returns her attention, and believes he might help her start to make sense of her life. A clear-eyed, potent portrait of teenage sexuality and vulnerability.

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