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Raining Stones (Ken Loach, UK, 1993)

Brisk, richly characterised fiction that cuts as deeply and truly as any documentary.
— Vincent Canby, New York Times

A Manchester council estate provides the backdrop for Ken Loach's comic slice of life. Bruce Jones is Bob, a proud dad who wants his daughter to have a beautiful (and costly) new dress for her First Communion. His stubbornness and determination get him into trouble as he turns to more and more questionable measures in his desperation to raise the needed money. This tragic flaw leads him to risk all that he loves and values: his beloved family, indeed even his immortal soul and salvation, in blind pursuit of that goal.

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