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Submarine [2001 film] by Richard Ayoade
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Submarine [2001 film]

by Richard Ayoade

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A teenager worries about his parents' marriage at the expense of his own relationship.

It goes through the motions of a movie I should like, but it doesn't work. An occasional good sense of humor makes it more-or-less watchable.

Concept: D
Story: C
Characters: B
Dialog: B
Pacing: C
Cinematography: B
Special effects/design: B
Acting: B
Music: B

Enjoyment: C

GPA: 2.5/4 ( )
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Ayoade, Richardprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Considine, Paddysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hawkins, Sallysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Paige, YasminActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Taylor, Noahsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Turner, AlexMusic.secondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Summary: Meet Oliver Tate, 15. Convinced that his father is depressed ("Depression comes in bouts. Like boxing. Dad is in the blue corner") and his mother is having an affair with her capoeira teacher ("a hippy-looking twonk"), he embarks on a hilariously misguided campaign to bring the family back together. Meanwhile, he is also trying to lose his virginity - before he turns sixteeen - to his pyromaniac girlfriend Jordana. Will Oliver succeed in either aim? (Publisher)… (more)

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