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still from Ratcatcher (Lynne Ramsay, GB 1999)

Ratcatcher

Lynne Ramsay / GB, FR, 1999

Glasgow, mid-1970s: James meets fourteen-year-old Margaret Anne, like him raised in one of the city’s deprived neighbourhoods. The two hang out with Kenny, a timid little boy who still remains true to himself. Directorial documentary-style feature film debut by Lynne Ramsay, herself a Glaswegian.

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Director

Lynne Ramsay

Production year

1999

Country

GB, FR

Original title

Ratcatcher

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Language

English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

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Women Make Film

Last year, Eye presented the film programme Women Make Film, an alternative world history of cinema featuring women in the lead role. Women have played an important role from the early days of cinema, as cinematographers, filmmakers and sometimes also producers.

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