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114 Ratings

Go Fish

Directed by Rose Troche
United States, 1994
Drama, LGBT+, Comedy


Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?

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Go Fish Directed by Rose Troche

Critics reviews

One has never seen such a breezy portrait of the dating game as in this lesbian divertissement. Even the most carefree teen movies – with their fond celebrations of everyday fun, getting out of bed, hanging out and dagging around – don’t come near the helium-high offered here by Troche.
January 01, 1995
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As in the better American underground movies of the 60s, which this sometimes resembles, the youthfulness and the footloose free spirit—evident in everything from the performances to Ann T. Rossetti’s shooting style to Brendan Dolan and Jennifer Sharpe’s jazz score to the breezy rhythmic stretches bridging narrative sequences—keep it bouncing along like a clear spring day.
July 01, 1994
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