Today marked the relase of Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank, which is being hailed as British film of the year by many critics. It tells the story of a 15-year-old Essex girl who, excluded from school and frequently using the c-word, is at a bit of a dead end in her life. Her blugeoning sexual awakening is piqued by the arrival of her mother's dishy new man, played by, you've guessed it, the *very* lickable Michael Fassbender (amazing in Eden Lake, Hunger and Inglourious Basterds), and guess what? They bung. This sort-of-Lolita-in-Essex sounds both ridiculously wrong and at the same time, morbidly interesting, and I do hope to see it asap, to admire the kitchen sink drama, Andrea Arnold's direction and
Not convinced about his bungability? How about now?