over 3 years
Cultural wonder for Aus. Completely natural, but also full of tension. Cate & Hugo's best.
over 5 years
Great performances & characters. Love the Aus grit in its style, but is slightly typical.
over 5 years
Realistic, and educational with great performances. Ending will make you think.
Grim, seedy & dark, but Cate & Hugo are each brilliant in this.
Little Fish is a 2005 Australian film directed by Rowan Woods and written by Jacquelin Perske. It was filmed in and around Sydney, in Cabramatta and in Fairfield. The film was developed and produced by Vincent Sheehan and Liz Watts of Porchlight Films with Cate Blanchett and her husband Andrew Upton's production company "Dirty Films," receiving an Associate Producer credit.
Little Fish is about Tracy Heart (Cate Blanchett), a former heroin addict who is desperately trying to escape her past and achieve her goals and dreams. Tracy lives with her mother (Noni Hazlehurst) and brother in "little Saigon" area (Cabramatta) in Sydney, Australia, where heroin is readily available. She is in need of money to become a partner in the video store that she works in, but her loan applications are repeatedly rejected by finance providers, as a result of her past criminal record, poor repayments of credit card debt, history of drug use and lack of collateral. Tracy lies to both her mother and her...