Raining Stones (1993)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Urban Drama, Family Drama, Social Problem Film  |   Release Date - Mar 11, 1994 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 101 min.  |   Countries - UK  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Bob (Bruce Jones) lives with his wife Anne (Julie Brown) and his daughter Coleen (Gemma Phoenix) in a poor English town. Bob scrapes by with whatever odd jobs come his way -- working as a bouncer, stealing green turf, cleaning septic tanks. Although Bob has no money and is living on the dole, he is determined to buy his daughter a dress for her first communion. The local parish priest (Tom Hickey) suggests that Bob settle cheaper and get a second-hand dress for Coleen's communion. But Bob will have none of that. Bob wants a new dress for his daughter, and no matter what it takes he will get a dress for her. Unfortunately, Bob has only murky ideas about how to earn the money to buy it.

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survivor, daughter, family, finances, fundraiser, poverty