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Riff-Raff (1991)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
Garrie J. Lammin ...
Mick
Willie Ross ...
Gus Siddon
Dean Perry ...
Wilf
Dylan O'Mahony ...
Youth
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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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$295,444 (USA)
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Steve: I'm into merchandising myself.
Susan: Really.
Steve: Aye, boxer shorts, colored socks, things like that... that's where I'm heading.
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Spread A Little Happiness
Composed by Gordon Sumner and Vivian Ellis
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Poignant Slice of the Work-a-Day Life
13 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This unpretentious British indie film is a rough diamond in the rough. It chronicles the lives of a handful of blue collar workers trying to survive in early 90's London. It's almost documentary in style and narrative, which lends a feeling of authenticity, which is helped also by fine performances all around. Shows the humor, frustration and dashed dreams in an unforgiving society, and it has heart. It is at times funny, heart wrenching, and touching. The accents are thick, so you may appreciate the subtitles that are on some versions. I found them distracting, so I put some tape over the bottom of the screen. I had to strain a few times to understand, but I don't think the subtitles were necessary. Well worth a watch.


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