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Fish Tank: Life’s a Bitch and Then You Die

Here in America, we take Francois Truffaut’s title for granted, but “The 400 Blows” translated more accurately approximates the English phrase, “Raising Hell.” With this translation in mind, watch Fish Tank, the sophomore feature film from writer/director Andrea Arnold. Hers is a contemporary (read: feminine) homage to The 400 Blows that follows adolescent [...]

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