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Jim Allen (screenplay)
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6 October 1993 (France) See more »
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This Ken Loach film tells the story of a man devoted to his family and his religion. Proud, though poor... See more » | Add synopsis »
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7 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Directed by
Ken Loach 
 
Writing credits
Jim Allen (screenplay)

Produced by
Sally Hibbin .... producer
 
Original Music by
Stewart Copeland 
 
Cinematography by
Barry Ackroyd 
 
Film Editing by
Jonathan Morris 
 
Production Design by
Martin Johnson 
 
Art Direction by
Fergus Clegg 
 
Costume Design by
Anne Sinclair 
 
Makeup Department
Louise Fisher .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Lesley Stewart .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Gilchrist .... second assistant director
Tommy Gormley .... first assistant director
Ben Johnson .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Simon Dalton .... property master
Nick Goodall .... construction crew
Stephen Hargreaves .... construction manager
James Morgan .... property master
John Newman .... construction crew
John Newman .... construction worker
Adrian Start .... construction crew
Adrian Start .... worker
Paul Whitelock .... construction worker
 
Sound Department
Ray Beckett .... sound mixer
Kevin Brazier .... dubbing editor
Ben Brookes .... sound assistant
Karen Jones .... boom operator
David Old .... dubbing mixer
Julie Ankerson .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Perry Davey .... stunt arranger
Mark Southworth .... stunt driver
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Gary Beckerman .... camera trainee
Paul Chedlow .... still photographer
Clive Freeth .... electrician
Baz Irvine .... clapper loader
Paul Nash .... focus puller (as Paul Grech-Ellul)
Steve Pochetty .... electrician
Dominic Seal .... gaffer
Malcolm Keys .... electrician (uncredited)
Paul Nash .... b camera operator - uncredited (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Anthony Morris .... assistant editor
Kimaathi Spence .... editorial trainee
Colin Coull .... color grader (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jeff Seitz .... music recording engineer
 
Other crew
David Allen .... production assistant
Jeff Bowen .... location manager
Wendy Ellerker .... production accountant
Lauren Gordon .... chaperone
Stephen Grosz .... production attorney
Susanna Lenton .... continuity
Wendy Lilly .... contact: London
Paula McBreen .... production assistant
Shellie Smith .... production coordinator
Graham Tew .... supplies
Michael Ward Jr. .... production assistant
Michael Ward Sr. .... production assistant
Mick Ward .... floor runner (uncredited)
 
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90 min
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Top Stuff, 19 December 2002
Author: j-scott33 from Manchester United Kingdom

Filmed around the low unemployment and depressed "overspill" council estate of Langley in Middleton, Manchester. This was the perfect setting for Raining Stones ( the title speaks for itself, it means, nothing is easy, everything hurts or is hard ) True local rumour has it, that the villains of the film are loosely based on a notorious underworld family of the same area.

One mans determination to have the very best for his daughters holy communion leads him into many escapades as he tries honestly and dishonestly to raise enough money for the apple of his eyes holy communion dress. From cleaning drains to sheep rustling on the local moor he eventually and without his partners knowledge borrows the money His inability to pay the lender the money back results in the local loan shark buying the debt (this is a common practice) the loan shark and his entourage then proceed to chase the unfortunate man for there money. Great stuff, realistic and treasure to watch.

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