Little Fish Synopsis
A woman tries to start a new life but cannot escape her past.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The actors are terrific, especially Weaving, who plays bottoming out as a tragedy spiked with gallows humor, and Blanchett, who digs deep...
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

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Confrontational, raw and always compelling, Little Fish is a film of rare power and conviction.
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88

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The film's title refers both to tiny, fish-shaped vials of liquid heroin and the small fry flitting around the edges of the urban drug...
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80

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
As in all her screen performances, Ms. Blanchett immerses herself completely in her character, a damaged, high-strung woman determined to...
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80

Village Voice

While Little Fish takes a turn for the generic in its final act, solid acting, an atmospheric soundtrack, and flare-filled cinematography...
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80

Variety

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Blessed with stellar performances, especially by lead Cate Blanchett as an ex-junkie looking for a fresh break, this sophomore feature by...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Little Fish is a small film about one family and drugs, but it succeeds in standing for a larger social catastrophe.
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60

Empire

By Patrick Peters
Strong performances and meticulous direction make this consistently disconcerting, but the subplot distracts from the moving human drama.
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25

New York Post

Why was this pointless movie made? Because quality actors like Blanchett and Weaving like to play drug addicts. They can't stop themselves....
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