Ratcatcher15

Directed by Lynne Ramsay | UK | 1999 | 1h 33m | Starring William Eadie, Tommy Flanagan, Jackie Quinn

During a time of political turmoil in 1970s Glasgow, a troubled and isolated 12-year-old boy has become a stranger to his own family. Haunted by a secret, he is drawn to the canal where he creates a world of his own. In her breathtaking debut feature, Lynne Ramsay (We Need To Talk About Kevin) creates a haunting evocation of innocence and difficult childhoods.

Reviews

‘Bare of sentimentalism, and oozing raw authenticity from every dirty pore…Powerful, compelling viewing.’
★★★★
Trevor Lewis, Empire Magazine

‘Ramsay has found a confident style; she’s not just a promising first-time director, but a fully-fledged visionary from the start.’
Jonathan Romney, The Guardian

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