Little Fish

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Everyone is hiding something.

Cate Blanchett is an ex-junkie looking for a fresh break in this redemptive, working-class crime-drama, the second feature from Sydney filmmaker Rowan Woods (The Boys). Co-stars Sam Neill, Hugo Weaving and Martin Henderson.

Wanting to turn her life around and to redeem herself in the eyes of her overworked single mum (Noni Hazelhurst), Tracy (Blanchett) vows to open her own business. But raising funds proves complicated and when three men from her past reappear with their own plans, Tracy becomes embroiled in a drug deal.

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Awards

Winner of 5 AFI Awards in 2005, including Best Actor (Weaving), Actress (Blanchett) and Supporting Actress (Hazlehurst)

Directed by

Drama, Romance

114mins

Rating: MA15+

Australia

Empire (Australia)

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Fish finally puts its pieces together, unravelling the story strands in a dramatically resonant third act where the film finally lifts itself out of the doldrums.

New York Times

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Blanchett sinks into the role of a recovering drug addict in a thorny, compelling drama from Australia.

Sydney Morning Herald

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A canny mixture of social drama and crime thriller.

Time Out London

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It's a sober, sensitive film about degrees of dependency, grief, guilt, recrimination and recuperation.

Variety (USA)

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A superior working-class meller from Down Under, blessed with stellar performances, especially by lead Cate Blanchett.