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Riff-Raff (1991)

Unrated  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  12 February 1993 (USA)
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The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class

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Stevie
Emer McCourt ...
Susan
Jim R. Coleman ...
Shem (as Jimmy Coleman)
George Moss ...
Mo
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Larry
David Finch ...
Kevin
Richard Belgrave ...
Kojo
Ade Sapara ...
Fiaman
Derek Young ...
Desmonde
Bill Moores ...
Smurph
Luke Kelly ...
Ken Jones
Gary Lammin ...
Mick (as Garrie J. Lammin)
Willie Ross ...
Gus Siddon
Dean Perry ...
Wilf
Dylan O'Mahony ...
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The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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12 February 1993 (USA)  »

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Gus Siddon: Well the crux of it is - if you clock on late, you'll clock off a bloody sight earlier, right? You got it? Thursday mornin's payday. It's also sackin' day. Be warned. We hire these skips, not for you lot to lean on - they've got to be filled. While I'm on about it, I trust none of you lot are signin' on as well.
Mo: I didn't think you could do that.
Gus Siddon: You'd be surprised what some of you bastards get up to. I've had my eyes opened a few times, I'll tell you that.
Shem: What type of things are you talkin' ...
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Always On My Mind
Composed by Johnny Christopher (as J. Christopher), Francis Zambon (as M. Jones) and Wayne Carson Thompson (as W. Thompson)
Performed by Emer McCourt
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Good Film, Great Acting!
14 October 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a good film but what is great about it truly is the acting. I agree with the other poster here that the acting is phenomenal and the main actors in this movie truly shine as though they really are the characters they are playing in this film, 100% believable in their roles. Big congrats to the cast of this one for their great work. I only saw this by happenstance because my friend taped it on a cable channel years ago by mistake and we were looking for a tape to record a show while we were out and I said not to tape over this because it looked interesting, how about that? It's about the working class in England and seems to be very realistic about these hard working people who sometimes have very dangerous jobs they simply don't have any other choice of making a living. I am surprised never to have heard of this movie before but if you get a chance to watch it I would say check it out for sure if you are a fan of good acting :)


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