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Three films by Ken Loach: Riff Raff, Raining Stones, Ladybird Ladybird (BLU-RAY) Three films by Ken Loach: Riff Raff, Raining Stones, Ladybird Ladybird (BLU-RAY)

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Three of Loach's greatest films on Blu-ray for the first time


Three of Loach's greatest films on Blu-ray for the first time


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Ken Loach is arguably Britain’s most lauded director of the last 30 years. This collection contain three films that are emblematic of the acclaimed filmmaker’s talent for engaging with social injustice and contemporary politics in stories by turns funny, heartbreaking and harrowing.  Special features include filmed interviews with Ken Loach and the documentary Carry on Ken.

In Riff-Raff, Glaswegian jailbird Stevie (Robert Carlyle) heads to London to find work but discovers a world of corruption and degradation. Inner-city poverty is brought to the fore in Raining Stones, as unemployed Bob's (Bruce Jones) desperate attempts to afford a communion dress for his daughter result in a succession of disasters. Inspired by real events, Ladybird Ladybird is the emotional story of a woman's fight to hold on to her children and her relationship in the face of bureaucratic interference.

Ken Loach is arguably Britain’s most lauded director of the last 30 years. This collection contain three films that are emblematic of the acclaimed filmmaker’s talent for engaging with social injustice and contemporary politics in stories by turns funny, heartbreaking and harrowing.  Special features include filmed interviews with Ken Loach and the documentary Carry on Ken.

In Riff-Raff, Glaswegian jailbird Stevie (Robert Carlyle) heads to London to find work but discovers a world of corruption and degradation. Inner-city poverty is brought to the fore in Raining Stones, as unemployed Bob's (Bruce Jones) desperate attempts to afford a communion dress for his daughter result in a succession of disasters. Inspired by real events, Ladybird Ladybird is the emotional story of a woman's fight to hold on to her children and her relationship in the face of bureaucratic interference.

Extras

 All films on the Blu-ray set are presented in High Definition. The Blu-ray set also contains an illustrated booklet with new writing by David Archibald, original reviews and full film credits

  • Includes a newly remastered presentation of Ladybird Ladybird, approved by the director
  • Ken Loach: The Guardian Lecture at the National Film Theatre with Derek Malcolm (1992, 74 mins)
  • Face to Face: Jeremy Isaacs talks to Ken Loach (Geraldine Dowd, 1991, 40 mins): the former head of Channel Four discusses the filmmaker’s life and career
  • Carry on Ken (Toby Reisz, 2006, 49 mins): an in-depth documentary appraising the director
  • Original trailers for all three films
  • Stills galleries

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5035673012833
Catalogue Number BFIB1283
Subtitle Thre films by Ken Loach
Product contents 3 x Blu-ray
Year 1991- 94
Director Ken Loach
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries UK
Aspect ratio Riff-Raff: 1.37:1 / Raining Stones: 1.66:1 / Ladybird Ladybird: 1.66:1
Colour Colour
Sound PCM stereo and mono audio (48kHz/24-bit)
Subtitles English HOH
Language(s) English
Running time 289 mins (features)
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 18

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