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Raining Stones (1993)

Cast: Bruce Jones, Julie Brown, Ricky Tomlinson, more...
Director: Ken Loach
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Rating: Not Rated
Studio: Fox Lorber
Genre: Drama, Foreign, British Drama, UK
Running Time: 90 min.
Languages: English
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This title is currently out of print.

Synopsis
Bob (Bruce Jones) lives with his wife Anne (Julie Brown) and his daughter Coleen (Gemma Phoenix) in a poor English town. Bob scrapes by with whatever odd jobs come his way -- working as a bouncer, stealing green turf, cleaning septic tanks. Although Bob has no money and is living on the dole, he is determined to buy his daughter a dress for her first communion. The local parish priest (Tom Hickey) suggests that Bob settle cheaper and get a second-hand dress for Coleen's communion. But Bob will have none of that. Bob wants a new dress for his daughter, and no matter what it takes he will get a dress for her. Unfortunately, Bob has only murky ideas about how to earn the money to buy it. ~ Paul Brenner, All Movie Guide



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