Genres: Comedy, Drama

Review: Submarine

What our critics thought of Submarine

Christy Lemire
A delightful little coming-of-age comedy.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Film fetishism.

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What our critics are saying online

Craig Roberts, who plays Oliver Tate, the hero of "Submarine," looks a lot like the very young John Lennon: fresh and hopeful, with the soul of a poet and the self-importance of — well, of a teenager who struggles under the weight of his virginity. He also looks so much like young Bud Cort that if you gave him a pair of Harry Potter glasses, he could star in a remake of "Harold and Maude." The British tone of the film helps; it's set in Swansea, Wales. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 06/08/2011