Riff-Raff (1991)

Riff-Raff

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This truly off-beat and sometimes humorous docu-drama examines the lives of those living on the ragged fringe of British society. Most of the homeless portrayed work as laborers at a construction site.

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Bill Jesse
On DVD: Jul 21, 1993
Runtime:

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Cast


as Fiaman

as Desmonde

as Ken Jones

as Gus Siddon

as Boss in office

as Pub Band

as Funeral Director

as Estate Agent

as Van Driver

as Man Buying Kango

as Friend of Man Buying...
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Critic Reviews for Riff-Raff

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (8)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
ReelViews
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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January 15, 2004
Rolling Stone
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Audience Reviews for Riff-Raff

A great slice of life from the king of gritty, Mr. Ken Loach. Ricky Tomlinson steals the show somewhat, the script - particularly his lines are very typical of him but also Loach with a little bit of Mike Leigh thrown in for good measure. This is very much my kind of film and a great example of the fantastic independent films that were being made in London/England in the early 90's. Brilliant stuff!

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Anthony Lawrie

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This film is a slow starting one, with very little storyline throughout, it?s billed as a documentary style film, which does come across, but not quite how you?d expect that to be. Something drives this and makes you stay with it, despite it?s lack of excitement, this is a pretty miserable film.

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Lady D'arbanville

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Not the true life story of a character from the Rocky Horror Picture Show, Riff-Raff is another worthy addition to the Ken Loach series of working class folks oozing with real dramatics.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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