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243 Ratings

Riff Raff

Directed by Ken Loach
United Kingdom, 1991


Director Ken Loach’s concern for the plight of the working man takes a comic turn in this gritty film starring Robert Carlyle as Stevie, a young Scotsman who finds a construction job in the north of London turning an old hospital into luxury condos.

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Riff Raff Directed by Ken Loach

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1991 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

1991 | Directors' Fortnight

European Film Awards

1991 | Winner: European Film of the Year

1991 | Nominee: European Supporting Actor of the Year

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1992 | Nominee: European Silver Ribbon

Goya Awards

1993 | Nominee: Best European Film

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