The Life Aquatic- An Interview with the cast of Richard Ayoade’s Submarine
Author – Aisling Deng
Source – trinitynews.ie
Aisling Deng Interviews Craig Roberts and Yasmin Paige about Richard Ayoade’s Submarine
“Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship,” proclaimed Oscar Wilde. Submarine is a coming of age film that keenly, but not meanly, attests to this. It explores the murky waters of relationships while sparkling darkly with wit. The films director Richard Ayoade is perhaps better known for his acting, most notably as Moss from The IT Crowd, and cameos in The Mighty Boosh and Nathan Barley. However after his involvement in some cult television and directing a string of music videos for the likes of the Arctic Monkeys and the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, Ayoade turned his attention to adopting Joe Dunthorne’s novel Submarine after proudcer Mark Herbert optioned it. Soon into production, Ben Stiller, a fan of Garth Marenghi, discovered Ayoade’s script and came onboard as an executive producer.
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