Rent Ratcatcher on DVD


1999 Rated NR 1hr 34m

Set during the garbage strike in Glasgow in the mid-1970s, Ratcatcher explores the experiences of a poor adolescent boy as he struggles to reconcile his dreams and his guilt with the abject poverty that surrounds him. Director Lynne Ramsey creates a haunting evocation of a troubled childhood, portraying the damaging effects that poverty and desperation can have on a child's development.

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Movie Details

2000 BAFTA®
  • Best British Film nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 17+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; director interview; three short films by Lynne Ramsay ("Gasman," "Kill the Day" and "Small Deaths"); still gallery.