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Raining Stones (1993)

Raining Stones (1993)

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Jim Allen wrote this comedy/drama about a poor British family struggling to raise the money for their daughter's first Communion dress.

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Critic Reviews for Raining Stones

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (4)

Brisk, richly characterized fiction that cuts as deeply and truly as any documentary.

May 20, 2003 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…
New York Times
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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.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
ReelViews
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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.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
Chicago Sun-Times
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Gripping and sadly true to life.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…
Washington Post
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Ken Loach: the master.

May 23, 2008 | Rating: 5/5
ColeSmithey.com

A Ken Loach masterpiece. Deals with poverty-stricken Irish Catholic's struggle to raise money for his daughter's communion dress.

August 12, 2007 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Raining Stones

Another beauty by Ken Loach. Powerful and effective in delivery. The viewer is forced to pick up the hidden nuggests of meaning embedded.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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I expected more from Ken Loach plus I didn't like the ending

Arash Xak
Arash Xak

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