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Raining StonesOn the First Communion of his beloved daughter, Bob wants her to have a beautiful and brand-new dress. Since he is poor and cannot afford to buy the costly dress, Bob ends up with a disastrous decision in trying to raise the money.Keywords:
Actors of "Raining Stones"
Directors of "Raining Stones"Ken LoachBirthdate: 17 June 1936, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, UK
Creators of "Raining Stones"Jim AllenBirthdate: 7 October 1926, Manchester, UK
Critic Reviews of "Raining Stones"New York TimesMay 20, 2003
Brisk, richly characterized fiction that cuts as deeply and truly as any documentary.ReelViewsJanuary 01, 2000
Without ever mentioning politics, Loach makes the most powerful and effective of political statements -- one that relies on subtlety and the intelligence of the audience.Chicago Sun-TimesJanuary 01, 2000
The film is good-hearted and the characters are easy to identify with, but what I liked best was the underlying humor, even in this desperate situation.Washington PostJanuary 01, 2000
Gripping and sadly true to life.ColeSmithey.comMay 23, 2008
Ken Loach: the master.rec.arts.movies.reviewsAugust 12, 2007
A Ken Loach masterpiece. Deals with poverty-stricken Irish Catholic's struggle to raise money for his daughter's communion dress.Lybarger LinksSeptember 29, 2002
A gripping and occasionally disturbing look at parental sacrifice.Austin ChronicleJanuary 01, 2000
With a delightfully unexpected ending and keen characterizations throughout, Raining Stones is an entertaining look at working class life on the edge of desperation.
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