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“RIFF-RAFF”, Ken Loach’s 1991 film about poverty in Margaret Thatcher’s Britain, starts on a building site in London. A Cockney foreman bosses around a motley group of migrant workers, mocking their backgrounds and their abilities. Later the workers retire to a squat to drink cans of lager. Today the film resembles a period piece—not because foremen are more decent, necessarily, but because the migrant labourers in “Riff-Raff” are British..."