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The following is audio from a conversation between David Schwartz, chief curator at Museum of the Moving Image, and actor Michael Fassbender, which took place in Queens on January 6, 2010, as part of the museum’s Pinewood Dialogues series.
These auditions for the pivotal role of Mia reveal the array of talent available to director Andrea Arnold during the casting of FISH TANK.
Directed by Andrea Arnold • 1998 • United Kingdom
Andrea Arnold’s debut short is a searing exploration of grief and coping in which a woman struggles to find meaning following a miscarriage.
Directed by Andrea Arnold • 2001 • United Kingdom
A young woman gets a jarring introduction to the brutal reality of toxic masculinity in this at once lyrical and hard-hitting vision of the end of innocence.