The Annihilation of Fish


The Annihilation of Fish is a 1999 American romance film directed by Charles Burnett and starring Lynn Redgrave, James Earl Jones and Margot Kidder.[1][2][3]

The Annihilation of Fish
Directed byCharles Burnett
Written byAnthony C. Winkler
Produced byKris Dodge
Paul Heller
William Lawrence Fabrizio
Eric Mitchell
John Remark
CinematographyJohn Ndiaga Demps
Rick Robinson
Edited byNancy Richardson
Music byLaura Karpman
Release date
  • September 12, 1999 (1999-09-12)
Running time
108 minutes
CountryUnited States


A woman (Lynn Redgrave) who believes a dead composer is in love with her falls in love with a man (James Earl Jones) who constantly fights an imaginary man named Hank.



The film has a 70% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[4]


  1. ^ McCarthy, Todd (22 September 1999). "Review: 'The Annihilation of Fish'". Variety. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
  2. ^ "The Annihilation of Fish". Film Threat. 18 May 2000. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  3. ^ Burnett, Charles; Kapsis, Robert E. (2011). Charles Burnett: Interviews. University Press of Mississippi. ISBN 9781604739503.[page needed]
  4. ^ "THE ANNIHILATION OF FISH". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 4 July 2017.

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