Rain on the Roof (1980) - Rotten Tomatoes

Rain on the Roof (1980)





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Interesting psycho-sexual drama about a young, middleclass couple in the UK that have material wealth but no marrital peace. A Christmas party goes wrong and the young wife suspects infidelity from her husband. In turn, she seduces a neighbor student who is mentally challenged. SEE a clip from this film: www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQTs5F9bXFs Rain on the Roof is a television drama by Dennis Potter, broadcast by ITV on 26 October 1980. A psycho-sexual thriller, the drama is an example of the visitation motiff: a key theme in Potter's work. [img]http://ia.media-imdb.com/images/M/MV5BMTI5NDc1ODMwMl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwMzMyNzkyMg@@._V1_SY317_CR9,0,214,317_.jpg[/img] SEE this decently paced drama here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHL7uim2YAk REVIEWS: NO reviews from professional or RT member currently exist. NOTES: 1 The title of the play is taken from the 1932 Al Bowlly song of the same name. 2 ... budget cuts and scheduling problems led to only three plays being produced: Blade on the Feather, Rain on the Roof and Cream in My Coffee. All three dramas were shot on 16mm film stock and featured extensive location work. 3 Humphrey Carpenter, Dennis Potter: A Biography; 1998 CAST Cheryl Campbell as Janet Malcolm Stoddard as John Ewan Stewart as Billy Michael Culver as Martin Madeline Hinde as Emma Written by Dennis Potter Directed by Alan Bridges Composer(s) George Fenton Producer(s) Kenith Trodd Tony Wharmby Running time 82 minutes Broadcast Original channel ITV Original airing 26 October 1980 [img]http://clzimages.com/movie/large/ae/ae_d__0_RainontheRoof.jpg[/img]

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