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Bob ([[Performer~P215576~Bruce Jones~brucejones]]) lives with his wife Anne ([[Performer~P83239~Julie Brown~juliebrown]]) and his daughter Coleen ([[Performer~P239136~Gemma Phoenix~gemmaphoenix]]) 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. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:September 9, 1993

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Cannes Film Festival Ken Loach Jury Prize 1993 Winner
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Ken Loach Alexander Korda Award 1993 Nominee

Cast

Julie Brown
as Anne
Ricky Tomlinson
as Tommy
Tom Hickey
as Father Barry
Gemma Phoenix
as Coleen
William Ash
as Joe

Crew

Ken Loach
Director
Sally Hibbin
Producer
Jim Allen
Screenwriter
Barry Ackroyd
Cinematographer
Stewart Copeland
Composer (Music Score)
Jonathan Morris
Editor
Martin Johnson
Production Designer
Fergus Clegg
Art Director
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