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.
Rating:
R
Genre:
Comedy , Drama
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Studio:
Koch Lorber Films

Critic Reviews for Raining Stones

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (4)

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Full Review… | March 25, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | August 17, 2008
Newsweek
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Full Review… | June 23, 2006
Time Out
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Brisk, richly characterized fiction that cuts as deeply and truly as any documentary.

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Gripping and sadly true to life.

Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Washington Post
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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.

Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Chicago Sun-Times
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Audience Reviews for Raining Stones

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

Lee Mayo
Lee Mayo

Great story which focuses on a situation of a father who don't have enough money to buy a dress for her daughter . This movie is highly recommended and the direction was brilliant by Ken Loach .

Muhammad Khan
Muhammad Khan

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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