Director: Richard Ayoade
97 mins Film4 Archive

Richard Ayoade's comedy drama about a teen navigating the trials of school and home life, and finding love.

Based on the debut novel by Joe Dunthorne, Submarine is the comic coming- of-age story of 15 year-old Oliver Tate. In his head he's a cool, literary genius. In reality, he's socially inept and unpopular. He has set himself two tasks for the summer - to lose his virginity (before it becomes legal) to Jordana, a pyromaniac bully; and to stop his mother leaving his father for her capoeira teacher...