After 12-year-old Ryan drowns during a mock fight, his friend James experiences the first of many stages in his coming of age in early 1970s Glasgow.
Lynne Ramsay’s debut feature, Ratcatcher (1999), explored a working-class childhood in Glasgow in the early 1970s – not too different from her own – against the backdrop of chaos and decay caused by a refuse collectors’ strike.
Written and Directed by Lynne Ramsay
Produced by Gavin Emerson and co-produced by Bertrand Faivre
Starring Tommy Flanagan, William Eadie, Mandy Matthews