A penetrating portrait of a complicated teenager in a sour world with a standout performance by newcomer Katie Jarvis.
- Ray Bennett, Hollywood Reporter
A vivid portrayal of life at society's margins with a compelling turn from newcomer Jarvis. Little wonder it scored at Cannes.
- Philip Wilding, EMPIRE
CRITIC'S PICK! Tough and brilliant. 'Fish Tank' is nearly flawless.
- A.O. Scott, NEW YORK TIMES
It's absolute dynamite...wonderful...An astonishing breakout lead performance from Katie Jarvis.
- Andrew O'Hehir, SALON.COM
Fish Tank is a brilliantly acted and achingly bleak.
- Claudia Puig, USA TODAY
Unflinching honesty...Katie Jarvis is mesmerizing.
- Leslie Felperin, VARIETY
...exceptionally well-crafted drama...
- Betsy Sharkey, LOS ANGELES TIMES
As Mia, Jarvis is brilliant in Fish Tank. She?s the heart and soul of the film. Riveting.
- Liz Braun, TORONTO SUN
FOUR STARS! An exhilarating gift...bursting with the beauty and raw terror of life.
- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
FOUR STARS! Arnold deserves comparison with a British master director like Ken Loach.
- Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times