DVD
English
Title
I, Daniel Blake
Director
Ken Loach
Author of screenplay
Paul Laverty
Composer
George Fenton 1949-
Actor
Dave Johns Hayley Squires
Language
English
Publisher
Cinéart, [2017]
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2016
Playing time
96 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Frans Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans
EAN
5051083116572 5051083123662
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About Ken Loach

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Kenneth Charles Loach (born 17 June 1936) is an English filmmaker. His socially critical directing style and socialist ideals are evident in his film treatment of social issues such as poverty (Poor Cow, 1967), homelessness (Cathy Come Home, 1966), and labour rights (Riff-Raff, 1991, and The Navigators, 2001).

Loach's film Kes (1969) was voted the seventh greatest British film of the 20th century in a poll by the British Film Institute. Two of his films, The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006) and I, Daniel Blake (2016), received the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, making him one of only nine filmmakers to win the award twice.

Loach, a social campaigner for most of his career, believes the current criteria for claiming benefits in the UK are "a Kafka-esque, Catch-22 situation designed to frustrate and humiliate the claimant to such an extent that they drop out of the sys…Read more on Wikipedia