Winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes Winner Outstanding British Film at the British Academy Film Awards Official book for Palme d’Or winning film, I, Daniel Blake. Daniel Blake, 59, has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, after a heart attack and nearly falling from a scaffold, he needs help from the State for the first time in his li..Read More
Ricky, Abby and their two children live in Newcastle. They are a strong family who care for each other. Ricky has skipped from one labouring job to another while Abby, who loves her work, cares for old people.
Despite working longer and harder they realise they will never have independence or their own home. It’s now or never; the app revolution offers Ricky a golden opportunity. He and Abby make a bet. She sells her car so Ricky can buy a shiny new van and become a freelance driver, with his own business at last. The modern world impinges on these four souls in the privacy of their kitchen; the future beckons.
Features original screenplay, photos from the film and production notes from cast and crew, including Paul Laverty, Ken Loach and Rebecca O’Brien.
A bulletin from the heart of modern Britain, the land of zero-hours vassalage and service-economy serfdom … this brilliant film will focus minds.
A wrenching tale of the way we live now: a family drama about how the gig economy screws over the people it promises to save.
Sorry We Missed You is urgent, moving, often relatable, gut-wrenching, and anger-inducing. Sincerely one of Loach’s best in a career that has spanned six decades. Very powerful stuff.
The official tie-in book of major motion picture from Palme d’Or winning filmmaking team Ken Loach, Rebecca O'Brien and Paul Laverty. Jimmy’s Hall is a story inspired by the life and times of Jimmy Gralton and a country hall in Ireland. Jimmy Gralton’s sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in Ireland where young people could come to learn, t..Read More