Riff-Raff (1991)

British socialist filmmaker Ken Loach's black-comic examination of England's working class focuses on Stevie (Robert Carlyle), an ex-con who moves from Scotland to London to find work. After taking a job on a non-union construction… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: July 21, 1993
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Laced with humor, this is a humanistic tribute to the survival with dignity of the British working class

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Dennis Schwartz
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Compelling proletarian social consience urban drama set in London.

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Lady D'arbanville
This film is a slow starting one, with very little storyline throughout, it?s billed as a documentary style film, which does come across, but not quite how… More
John Ballantine
Not the true life story of a character from the Rocky Horror Picture Show, Riff-Raff is another worthy addition to the Ken Loach series of working class folks… More