When kids sing

By Philip Matthews In Film

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26th November, 2005
Little Fish is an unusually lyrical Australian movie about drug abuse and crime, and the best stretch might come in roughly the middle. Tracy Heart (Cate Blanchett), who has spent four years clean after being in thrall to heroin during her twenties, has wandered down to a Sydney railway station in the pouring rain. Drugs are easy to find and every-one knows all about them - everyone knows that you can score at the station and she does, within minutes. She gets into a car, then out of a car, then goes towards a building, asking a woman with a child where she can find a toilet. Tracy is always ...

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