Little Fish (2021)

Little Fish (2021)

Little Fish (2021)

Olivia Cooke (Sound of Metal) and Jack O'Connell (Unbroken) play a couple fighting to keep hold of their relationship despite living in a pandemic where a memory-erasing virus runs rampant. Written by Mattson Tomlin (The Batman), adapting the short story by Aja Gabel.

2021Rating: M101 minsUSA, Canada
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Little Fish (2021) / Reviews

IndieWire

IndieWire

A loving ode that stands on its own as a creative, inventive romance for a broken time.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

An earnest, if at times precious, meditation on memory...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The answers are not all there, but the questions keep the film intriguing.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

The film eclipses its conceit, delicately examining both the unique pain that is the loss of intimacy and what makes us fall in love with someone again and again.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Touchingly romantic and emotionally credible.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A sad, gorgeous film about love amid a pandemic...

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Variety

Variety

A bittersweet small-scale saga whose occasional sluggishness is offset by its sensitivity...

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

An inventive exploration of the hardships and pain of losing a loved one...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Hartigan never strikes a hysterical tone, resulting in realistic horror within the recognisable confines of daily life.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

The result is better than smart, it’s stirring.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Despite the dystopia lurking around the fringes of Emma and Jude’s life together... this looks no different than any of the other movies about good-looking people saying goodbye.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

(Cooke) and O'Connell both bring the cool project a necessary warmth that sells their relationship, which is the real star here, enough to carry the movie.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Once you get past its note of emo-mawkishness, there’s something disquieting and poignant (and rather prescient) about this doomed love story of the future...

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