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The Raggedy Rawney ()


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During WWII a youth deserts his country's army after a combat experience, but not before wounding his commanding officer with a knife in order to escape. The young man, now very emotionally... See more »

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Tom
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Jessie
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Elle
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Darky
Dave Hill ...
Lamb
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The Farmer
Gawn Grainger ...
The Officer
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The Soldier
Veronica Clifford ...
The Farmer's Wife
Rosemary Martin ...
Becky
J.G. Devlin ...
Jake
Jane Wood ...
Vie
Ian Dury ...
Weazel
Timmy Lang ...
Simon (as Timothy Lang)
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The Little Girl (as Jennifer Platt)
Jana Badurova ...
Farmer's Daughter
Tomas Badura ...
Lou & Wag's Son
Ladislav Cihlar ...
Youssel
Robert Cureja ...
Peg's Child
Renata Curejova ...
Peg's Child
Emma D'Inverno ...
Carla
Alice Dvoráková ...
Renee (as Alice Dvorakova)
Daniela Dvorakova ...
Lou & Wag's Daughter
Perry Fenwick ...
Victor
Steve Fletcher ...
Clancy
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Stanwich (as Graham Fletcher Cook)
Petr Gazdík ...
Lou & Wag's Son (as Petr Gaglik)
Ales Helcelet ...
Gus
Josef Hruby ...
Sid the Reject
Ruzena Jedlickova ...
Aggie
Olga Jungova ...
Rose
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Doris (as Valerie Kaplanova)
Hana Kellnerova ...
Farmer's Daughter
Viktorie Knotková ...
Betty (as Viktorie Knotkova)
Anna Kreuzmannová ...
Aunt Lolly (as Anna Kreuzmannova)
Michal Kuzera ...
Peg's Son
Robinson Kuhn ...
Rab
Ivan Kunesovi ...
Renee's Son
Pavel Kunesovi ...
Renee's Son
Lenka Machoninová ...
Peg (as Lenka Machoninova)
Stanislav Nemec ...
Lizard
Sammy Pasha ...
Siddy Spunker
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Lou
Jana Robenkova ...
Gracie
Jana Sedova ...
Flo
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Rita (as Barbora Srncova)
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Uncle Chopper
Alan Talbot ...
Wag
John Tams ...
Blakey
Melissa Wilkes ...
Lilly
Rozporuplna Zena ...
Woman at Fair

Directed by

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Bob Hoskins

Written by

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Bob Hoskins ... (screenplay) &
Nicole De Wilde ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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George Harrison ... executive producer
Denis O'Brien ... executive producer
Garth Thomas ... associate producer
Bob Weis ... producer

Music by

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Michael Kamen

Cinematography by

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Frank Tidy ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Alan Jones

Editorial Department

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Miroslav Hájek ... assistant editor (as Miroslav Hajek)
Magda Hájková ... assistant editor (as Magda Hajkova)
Mark Mostyn ... first assistant editor
John Stanborough ... color grader
Guy Tannahill ... assistant editor
Ean Wood ... footsteps editor

Casting By

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Irene Lamb

Production Design by

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Jirí Matolín ... (as Jiri Matolin)

Art Direction by

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Jindrich Kocí ... (as Jindrich Koci)

Costume Design by

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Theodor Pistek ... (as Theodor Pistek)

Makeup Department

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Lois Burwell ... chief makeup artist
Ivana Chlostova ... chief hairdresser
Bozena Dosla ... hair stylist
Frantisek Prihoda ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Jan Balzer ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Allan Elledge ... second assistant director (as Alan Elledge)
Krystof Hanzlík ... second assistant director
Luciano Sacripanti ... assistant director

Art Department

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Kamil Busch ... props
Jaroslav Cesal ... props
Ivan Erneyi ... props (as Ivan Ernyei)
Bohumil Kadlec ... props
Rudolf Kinsky ... props
Jan Klima ... props
Karel Koci ... property master
Marek Sima ... props (as Marak Sima)

Sound Department

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Kevin Beirne ... assistant sound editor
Paul Conway ... assistant dialogue editor
Paul Cridlin ... boom operator
Nigel Galt ... dialogue editor
David John ... sound mixer
Ray Merrin ... re-recording mixer
Jim Roddan ... sound editor
Bill Rowe ... supervising sound re-recording mixer

Special Effects by

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Ricky Farns ... special effects technician
Garth Inns ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Tony Willis ... effects cameraman (uncredited)

Stunts

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Pavel Cajzl ... stunts
Jindrich Klaus ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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James Ainslie ... focus puller
Petr Cermak ... grip
Petr Hojda ... cameraman: second unit
Miroslav Jirsa ... still photographer
Vlastimil Kral ... grip
René Michalicka ... electrician (as Rene Michalicka)
Slavomir Mikovec ... electrician
Jaroslav Novák ... chief electrician (as Jaroslav Novak)
Micky Patten ... chief grip
Premsyl Provaznik ... electrician (as Premysl Provaznik)
Josef Rezác ... still photographer (as Josef Rezac)
Hugo Soukup ... electrician
Josef Valta ... electrician (as Josef Valka)
Petr Vranesic ... grip
Jirí Vrána ... electrician (as Jiri Vrana)
John Ward ... camera operator
Vaclav Zajicek ... assistant camera
Milan Jirsa ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Jan Prokop ... casting coordinator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Ivana Absolonova ... wardrobe assistant
Hana Kucerova ... wardrobe assistant
Zuzana Máchová ... wardrobe mistress (as Zuzana Machova)
Iveta Trmalova ... wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Hana Jarosová ... assistant location manager (as Hana Jarosova)
Petr Prejda ... location manager

Music Department

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Maggie Bell ... creator: funeral lament / musician: funeral lament
Stephen McLaughlin ... music mixer / music recordist
John Tams ... composer: additional music / composer: additional songs / producer: incidental music

Other crew

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Bob Blues ... production accountant
Lesley Broderick ... assistant accountant
Václav Cajthaml ... studio executive: Filmstudio Barrandov (as Vaclav Cajthaml)
Joanna Campling ... publicity: Dennis Davidson Associates
Romana Cisarova ... production interpreter
Zdenka Gabalova ... production interpreter
Laura Grumitt ... production coordinator
Sue Hausner ... contact: London
Jana Hruskova ... clapperboard
Roy Jones ... wedding sequences staged by
Johana Kaplanova ... production secretary
Cheryl Leigh ... script supervisor
Mirek Lux ... production interpreter: chief (as Miroslav Lux)
Frantisek Michalek ... horse master
Daniela Staskova ... production secretary
Alan Talbot ... fight arranger
Dagmar Zelenková ... continuity (as Dagmar Zelenkova)
Robin Demetriou ... catering supervisor (uncredited)
Pauline Hume ... title designer (uncredited)

Thanks

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Jirí Janousek ... Handmade Films would like to thank: for enthusiasm and kind co-operation (as Jiri Janousek)
Rudolf Prokes ... Handmade Films would like to thank: for enthusiasm and kind co-operation

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

During WWII a youth deserts his country's army after a combat experience, but not before wounding his commanding officer with a knife in order to escape. The young man, now very emotionally distraught, dresses in women's clothes and eventually joins a passing gypsy caravan, who think him a young girl... as well as a kind of seer, or 'rawney'. In time, however, he regains some composure and becomes attracted to one of the gypsy girls, which only leads to problems within the gypsy band, especially when the wounded commanding officer finds him Written by Anonymous

Plot Keywords
Taglines Passion. Deception. Madness. Redemption. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Raggedy (France)
  • El enigma del hechicero (Spain)
  • La via maestra (Italy)
  • Raggedy Rawney - den gådefulde desertør (Denmark)
  • Szrama (Poland)
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Runtime
  • 103 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The film was screened in the "Un Certain Regard" section at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Episode #3.5 (1999). See more »
Soundtracks Pretty Girls Never Cry See more »

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