Andrea Arnold

TIFF 2011 Review: Wuthering Heights

Andrea Arnold’s Wuthering Heights is going to anger a lot of people. Which is a shame, because it is brilliant. As an interpretation, not an adaptation, Arnold take a different route, exploring certain themes and characters within the text from a different perspective. And what a perspective – this is raw, gritty, melancholy and visceral in […]

TIFF Review: Fish Tank

15 year-old Mia’s life is claustrophobic.  The council estate flat that she shares with her mother and sister is tiny. The corridors are tiny, and filled with young people who swear in ways that would make Mickey Rourke blush.  Her mother seems to care little for her; in fact, there doesn’t seem to be anyone […]