Reviews

Mar 16, 2021
It Always Rains on Sunday might be called "kitchen-sink noir."
Oct 29, 2012
This saga of interconnecting lives is one of Ealing's more successful non-comedies.
Oct 28, 2012
A film as good as, and arguably better than, anything comparable being made at the time on the continent or in the States.
Oct 25, 2012
A breathtaking melange of romance and crime drama. A British classic.
Oct 25, 2012
A terrific sense of atmospheric foreboding is contributed by Douglas Slocombe's noirish cinematography and Georges Auric's fate-filled score.
Oct 24, 2012
The drama is managed without condescension and with enormous skill.
Oct 17, 2012
Depicts a drab, austerity-era East London of pinched lives and petty crime.
Mar 26, 2012
Hamer's artful and iconoclastic film mixes a day in the life of a working-class family with a startling prison-break melodrama.
Nov 17, 2011
A resolutely downbeat - remarkably so for Ealing Studios - account of a day in the life of Bethnal Green...
Jan 9, 2009
This is a mostly forgotten gem.
Oct 18, 2008
A real gem.
Oct 18, 2008
[Hamer] shows a fluency with noir's shadowy visual vocabulary, but what really links this to the genre is its sense of haunting regret and lost opportunity.
Oct 18, 2008
The emotions, atmosphere and humour still ring true...
Mar 19, 2008
It Always Rains on Sunday is a masterpiece of dead ends and might-have-beens, highly inventive... and brilliantly acted...
Mar 6, 2008
It's a cannily crafted and satisfying entertainment.