Fish Tank


2h 2m 2009

Brief Synopsis

Mia is a volatile 15-year-old, who is always in trouble, excluded at school and ostracized by her friends. One hot summer's day, her mother brings home a mysterious stranger named Connor who Mia believes may finally bring some happiness into their lives.

Film Details

Also Known As
Fishtank
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Albert G Ruben; Aon Risk Services; Arri Group; Bbc Films; Compuhire; Deluxe 142 Features; Fatts; Film Finances, Inc.; Fujifilm; Kevin O'Shea; Kew Media Group; Lee & Thompson; Location Assist UK, Ltd.; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; Panavision, Ltd.; Raging Goose London Ltd; Red Chutney; Richmond Film Services; Royal Bank Of Scotland; Rushes; Soho Film Lab; The Kasander Film Company; U.K. Film Council; WB De Lane Lea
Distribution Company
IFC Films; Alta Films; Arthaus (Norway); Camera Film; CinTart; Cine; Continental Film D.O.O. (Cf); Criterion Collection; Curzon Artificial Eye; Die Filmagentinnen; IFC Films; Megacom Film (Mcf); Mk2 International; Nonstop Entertainment (Nse); One Movie; Paramount Pictures International (PPI); PathT International; Polyfilm Verleih Gmbh; Transmission Films; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 2m

Synopsis

Mia is a volatile 15-year-old, who is always in trouble, excluded at school and ostracized by her friends. One hot summer's day, her mother brings home a mysterious stranger named Connor who Mia believes may finally bring some happiness into their lives.

Crew

Jannika +berg

Production Assistant

Dan Alterman

Digital Effects Artist

Andrea Arnold

Screenplay

Alison Balch

Head Of Production

Liz Barron

Executive

Natalie Bassingthwaite

Legal Services

Judith Baugin

Head Of Production

Graham Begg

Legal Counsel

Sunanda Biswas

Choreographer

Per Bostrom

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Siobhan Boyes

Post-Production Coordinator

Rona Brown

Animal Supplier

Maxine Carlier

Art Director

Jamie Carmichael

Executive

Nicolas Chaudeurge

Editor

Emma Clarke

Production Executive

Rachel Clarke

Loader

Andy Cole

Rigging Gaffer

Paul Collard

Film Lab

John Colley

Gaffer

Abbi Collins

Stunt Coordinator

Sarah Counsell

Casting Assistant

Lenny Crooks

Head Of Production

Naomi Dandridge

Adr

Emma Davie

Unit Publicist

Paul Dean

Colorist

Tom Deane

Adr Mixer

Michael Deming

Film Lab

Marie Dong

Accounting Assistant

Sandra Downing

Tutor

Joseph Dymond

Digital Effects Artist

Peter Eardley

Production Accountant

Chris Elson

Digital Effects Artist

Will Evans

Business Affairs

Rob Farris

Visual Effects Producer

Marie Fernandes

Visual Effects Producer

Linda Forsén

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Sarah Franzl

Stunt Coordinator

Holly Freeman

Wardrobe Supervisor

Liz Gallacher

Music Supervisor

Alex Gardner

Medic

Paul Gatley

Driver

Sukh Gill

Visual Effects

Ben Gladstone

Location Manager

Rob Gordon

On-Line Editor

Emily Greenwood

On-Line Editor

Lee Grumett

Assistant Director

John David Gunkle

Unit Manager

Noel Harmes

Digital Effects Artist

Jane Hawley

Production Executive

Oliver Hazell

Props

Dan Helme

Software Engineer

Michael Henry

Executive

Holly Horner

Photography

Mick Hurrell

Advisor

Louise Hussey

Visual Effects Producer

Steve John

Driver

Timothy Jones

Film Lab

Timothy Paul Jones

Film Lab

Ineke Kanters

Executive

Kees Kasander

Producer

Naresh Kaushal

Loader

Alexandra Keen

Legal Counsel

Lisette Kelder

Associate Producer

Alex King

Makeup Assistant

Stephen Kingsley

Legal Services

Carley Lane

Assistant Director

Christine Langan

Executive Producer

Marese Langan

Makeup Designer

Anthony Laranjo

Digital Effects Artist

Nick Laws

Producer

Nick Laws

Producer

Alexander Lewis

Accountant

Dave Lewis

Driver

Rebecca Lloyd

Assistant Editor

Ivan Mactaggart

Executive

Patrick Malone

Film Lab

Geoff Mccracken

Driver

Christer Melen

Sound Effects Editor

Johnny Mellor

Props

Christos Michaels

Legal Counsel

Alexandra Montgomery

Post-Production Coordinator

Fiona Morham

Head Of Production

Kathleen Mullins

Tutor

Genevieve Nash

Tutor

Beatrice Neumann

Legal Counsel

Lotta Nilsson

Foley Recordist

James O'dee

Stunts

Kevin O'shea

Production Insurance

Ulf Olausson

Foley Artist

Emma Olrich-smith

Production Coordinator

Rashad Omar

Sound Recordist

Jason Orr

Property Master

John Palmer

Film Lab

Lucy Pardee

Casting Assistant

Beth Pattinson

Development Executive

Ann Peck

Tutor

Kate Penlington

Other

Jane Petrie

Costume Designer

Natasha Pilbrow

Legal Services

Rob Pizzey

Colorist

Thomas Power

Props

Gordon Pratt

Film Lab

Jonathan Privett

Visual Effects Supervisor

Amanda Pyne

Finance Manager

Willy Rasenberg

Executive

Janet Rogers

Animal Services

Albert G Ruben

Production Insurance

Robbie Ryan

Director Of Photography

Livy Sandler

Business Affairs

Helen Scott

Production Designer

Aurora Shannon

Visual Effects

Paul Sharples

Tutor

Carly Shenstone

Art Department

Karen Smithson

Stunts

Maxine Stanley

Post-Production Accountant

Tanya Steel

Animal Services

Joakim Sundstrom

Supervising Sound Editor

Brian Tarling

Office Runner

John Taylor

Film Lab

Natascha Teunissen

Executive

Jo Tew

Assistant Director

David M. Thompson

Executive Producer

Beth Timbrell

Production Manager

Julia Ton

Executive

Laurent Treherne

Film Lab

Laurent Treherne

Film Lab

Jill Trevellick

Casting

Paul Trijbits

Executive Producer

Matthew Vizard

Production Executive

James Watson

Legal Services

Erica Watt

Executive

John Watters

Camera Focus Puller

William Whale

Sound Engineer

Richard White

Medic

Alan Williamson

Visual Effects

Christopher Wyatt

Art Director

Emma Zee

Post-Production Supervisor

Film Details

Also Known As
Fishtank
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Albert G Ruben; Aon Risk Services; Arri Group; Bbc Films; Compuhire; Deluxe 142 Features; Fatts; Film Finances, Inc.; Fujifilm; Kevin O'Shea; Kew Media Group; Lee & Thompson; Location Assist UK, Ltd.; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; Panavision, Ltd.; Raging Goose London Ltd; Red Chutney; Richmond Film Services; Royal Bank Of Scotland; Rushes; Soho Film Lab; The Kasander Film Company; U.K. Film Council; WB De Lane Lea
Distribution Company
IFC Films; Alta Films; Arthaus (Norway); Camera Film; CinTart; Cine; Continental Film D.O.O. (Cf); Criterion Collection; Curzon Artificial Eye; Die Filmagentinnen; IFC Films; Megacom Film (Mcf); Mk2 International; Nonstop Entertainment (Nse); One Movie; Paramount Pictures International (PPI); PathT International; Polyfilm Verleih Gmbh; Transmission Films; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 2m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Co-winner of the Prix du Jury at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.

Winner of the 2009 Orange Award for Best British Film by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).

Winner of the PPG Award for Best Performance in a British Feature Film (Katie Jarvis) at the 2009 Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Winner of three 2009 awards including the Attenborough Award, Best British Director and Best Supporting Actor (Michael Fassbender) by the London Critics' Circle.

Winner of two awards including the Silver Hugo for Special Jury Award and the Gold Plaque for Best Supporting Actor (Michael Fassbender) at the 2009 Chicago International Film Festival.

Released in United States Winter January 15, 2010

Released in United States January 29, 2010

Released in United States on Video February 22, 2011

Released in United States 2009

Released in United States June 2009

Released in United States July 2009

Released in United States September 2009

Released in United States October 2009

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (British Gala) June 17-28, 2009.

Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Open Eyes) July 3-11, 2009.

Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 8-16, 2009.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (Main Competition) October 8-22, 2009.

Released in United States Winter January 15, 2010

Released in United States January 29, 2010 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video February 22, 2011

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (New Lights Competition) October 30-November 7, 2009.)

Released in United States June 2009 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (British Gala) June 17-28, 2009.)

Released in United States July 2009 (Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Open Eyes) July 3-11, 2009.)

Released in United States September 2009 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 4-7, 2009.)

Released in United States October 2009 (Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 8-16, 2009.)

Released in United States October 2009 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (Main Competition) October 8-22, 2009.)

Co-winner of the New Lights Competition at the 2009 AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival.