Submarine was filmed in 2010 and is a drama film about a coming of age story. This movie was based upon a novel. This film takes place in the 1980's. It stars Craig Robers, Yasmin Page, and Sally Hawkins. Submarine was written and directed by Richard Ayoade. In the film there is a focus on Oliver Tate, the main character in the movie. Oliver Tate is a fifteen year-old boy from Swansea a city in Wales. Oliver is obsessed with a girl named Jordana. When they meet after school in secret Jordana sneaks pictures of them kissing, in hopes of making her ex-boyfriend angry. But this plan soon back fires because Jordana becomes Oliver's girlfriend.
The plot soon becomes tense when Oliver begins to worry about his parents. Oliver's father is depressed, and then finds out that his mother's ex-boyfriend has taken residence next door. Oliver's is suspicious about the ex-boyfriend flirting with his mother. The relationship between Oliver and Jordana grow stronger. Oliver soon finds himself meeting Jordana's mother whom he learns has a fatal brain tumor. At Jordana's house on Christmas while the family is gathered for dinner, Oliver witnesses the father breaking down. Deciding Jordana has too much on her plate and loves her, Oliver ceases contact with her.
Falsely assuming that the ex-boyfriend Graham is having an affair with his mother. Oliver tries to save his parents' relationship. Searching the beach for his mother he seems Jordana, with a boy. Feeling heartbroken he decides to head home, but then seeing Graham's house he breaks in. Oliver commits small acts of vandalism, Graham finds Oliver asleep but soon seems he home without calling the police. Oliver expects to see his parents angry with him but comes to find out they are not angry with him and are in fact making up. Oliver still remains heartbroken over Jordana for weeks. But one day they see each other at the beach, and talk to each other and walk into the sea.
- Craig Roberts, Noah Taylor, Sally Hawkins, Paddy Considine, Yasmin Paige
- The Weinstein Company
- Richard Ayoade