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RATCATCHER

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Directed by Lynne Ramsay
United Kingdom, France, 1999
Drama

Synopsis

12-year-old James Gillespie lives on a Glasgow housing estate during the 1973 refuse collectors’ strike. After James’ friend falls into a canal and drowns, James becomes increasingly withdrawn. As bags of rubbish pile up and rats move in, James starts to spend time with Kenny and Margaret Anne.

Synopsis

12-year-old James Gillespie lives on a Glasgow housing estate during the 1973 refuse collectors’ strike. After James’ friend falls into a canal and drowns, James becomes increasingly withdrawn. As bags of rubbish pile up and rats move in, James starts to spend time with Kenny and Margaret Anne.

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RatcatcherDirected byLynne Ramsay

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1999
Village Voice Film Poll
2000 | Winner: Best First Feature
2000 | Nominee: Best Film

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