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By Nick James  

Yasmin Paige in Submarine, a Swansea-set debut film with the charm of the French new wave

Submarine On general release from 18th March

Richard Ayoade, the ultra-timid star of television show The IT Crowd, has perched himself in the director’s chair of a full length British feature film with the ambition of someone who might just be deadly serious. It turns out to be an inventive and funny directorial debut. Submarine is adapted from Joe Dunthorne’s novel about Oliver Tate (Craig Roberts), a briefcase-wielding self-important adolescent with a…

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