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Submarine

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Submarine is the debut film from Richard Ayoade and stars young actor Craig Roberts as 15 year old Oliver Tate. His two main objectives is too be Jordana Bevan's boyfriend, who he idolises, and repair his dysfunctional family. Through a series of odd meetings, Oliver and Jordana's relationship blossoms and they spend a happy two weeks together. However, as Oliver's relationship with his parents begins to slowly disintegrate, so does his relationship with Jordana. An old flame of Oliver's mother moves in next door and Oliver becomes suspicious of their friendship.

The film is beautifully shot and feels like it was made in the 80s, which is when the film is set. The camera work and cinematography is masterful and really helps to intensify the key moments in the film. The film is set and shot in Wales and the scenery is breathtaking with huge mountain landscapes and vast beaches. The soundtrack by Alex Turner reflects Oliver's emotions perfectly. Paddy Considine (Dead …