I, DANIEL BLAKE

Rating: MA15+
Length: 100 mins
Cast: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires

A middle aged carpenter who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.

WINNER! CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2016 TOP PRIZE- PALME D’OR.
BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS- 7 NOMINATIONS INCLUDING BEST FILM / BEST DIRECTOR / BEST ACTOR & ACTRESS.

At the Cannes premiere, Director Ken Loach and his team were greeted with a rapturous 15-minute standing ovation after the official screening. This is Ken Loach’s second PALME D’OR. He won his first one in 2006 with THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY.

“Ken Loach crafts a Cathy Come Home for the 21st century, the raw anger of which resonates long after you leave the cinema. A battle cry for the dispossessed.” The Guardian ★★★★★

“Filled with tender moments and warm humour, but shot through with righteous fury over social injustice, this is a passionate and vitally important film that demands to be seen. Don’t miss it.”iNews ★★★★★

“Loach is back to his best with this classic piece of social realism that packs a shockingly honest punch” The Times ★★★★

Official Trailer