RAINING STONES (Ken Loach, 1993)

When you’re a worker, it rains stones seven days a week. Set in North England, Ken Loach’s persuasive tragicomic Raining Stones, from Jim Allen’s original script, opens with a wide-angle shot of a gorgeous misty country landscape at dawn—a moment of quiet and serenity, which the second shot explodes. Two men are scrambling to catch […]