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Kes | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Kes  111 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Family]  [Ken Loach]  [03 Apr 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Brian Glover, Colin Welland, David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie
Plot:  A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.
Writer:  Barry Hines (novel), Barry Hines (adaptation), Ken Loach (adaptation), Tony Garnett (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Raining Stones | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Raining Stones  90 min,  [Drama, Comedy]  [Ken Loach]  [08 Oct 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  8 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Jones, Gemma Phoenix, Julie Brown, Ricky Tomlinson
Plot:  This Ken Loach film tells the story of a man devoted to his family and his religion. Proud, though poor, Bob wants his little girl to have a beautiful (and costly) brand-new dress for her ...
Writer:  Jim Allen (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I, Daniel Blake | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  I, Daniel Blake  100 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Ken Loach]  [09 Jun 2017]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 78/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 24 wins & 30 nominations.
Actors:  Briana Shann, Dave Johns, Dylan McKiernan, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy
Plot:  After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.
Writer:  Paul Laverty (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, France, Belgium    More Info:  IMDB
The Wind That Shakes the Barley | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Wind That Shakes the Barley  127 min,  [Drama, War]  [Ken Loach]  [23 Mar 2007]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 82/100, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 23 nominations.
Actors:  Cillian Murphy, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald, Pádraic Delaney
Plot:  Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces.
Writer:  Paul Laverty
Language:  English, Irish, Latin    Country:  Ireland, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Name Is Joe | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  My Name Is Joe  105 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Ken Loach]  [22 Jan 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  13 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Gary Lewis, Lorraine McIntosh, Louise Goodall, Peter Mullan
Plot:  Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.
Writer:  Paul Laverty (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Germany, France, Spain    More Info:  IMDB
Family Life | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Family Life  108 min,  [Drama]  [Ken Loach]  [02 Dec 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bill Dean, Grace Cave, Malcolm Tierney, Sandy Ratcliff
Plot:  A teenage girl suffers a nervous breakdown.
Writer:  David Mercer (play), David Mercer (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Carla's Song | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Carla's Song  127 min,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Ken Loach]  [15 May 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Oyanka Cabezas, Robert Carlyle, Salvador Espinoza, Scott Glenn
Plot:  1987, love in time of war. A bus driver George Lennox meets Carla, a Nicaraguan exile living a precarious, profoundly sad life in Glasgow. Her back is scarred, her boyfriend missing, her ...
Writer:  Paul Laverty
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  UK, Spain, Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Land and Freedom | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Land and Freedom  109 min,  [Drama, War]  [Ken Loach]  [22 Mar 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, External Reviews
Awards:  8 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Ian Hart, Icíar Bollaín, Rosana Pastor, Tom Gilroy
Plot:  David is an unemployed communist that comes to Spain in 1937 during the civil war to enroll the republicans and defend the democracy against the fascists. He makes friends between the soldiers.
Writer:  Jim Allen (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish, Catalan    Country:  UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, France    More Info:  IMDB
Hidden Agenda | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Hidden Agenda  108 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Ken Loach]  [01 Jan 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Brad Dourif, Brian Cox, Frances McDormand, Mai Zetterling
Plot:  When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend, as well as a tough, no nonsense, police detective to find the truth... which they soon ...
Writer:  Jim Allen
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Ae Fond Kiss... | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Ae Fond Kiss...  104 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Ken Loach]  [25 Aug 2004]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 65/100, External Reviews
Awards:  8 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Ahmad Riaz, Atta Yaqub, Eva Birthistle, Shamshad Akhtar
Plot:  Sparks fly in Glasgow's south side when a young Asian man enters into a relationship with a Caucasian woman.
Writer:  Paul Laverty (screenplay)
Language:  English, Panjabi    Country:  UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium    More Info:  IMDB
The Angels' Share | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Angels' Share  101 min,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Ken Loach]  [01 Jun 2012]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 66/100, External Reviews
Awards:  7 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Gary Maitland, John Henshaw, Paul Brannigan, Roger Allam, Siobhan Reilly
Plot:  Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
Writer:  Paul Laverty (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, France, Belgium, Italy    More Info:  IMDB
Ladybird Ladybird | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Ladybird Ladybird  101 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Ken Loach]  [01 Jan 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Crissy Rock, Mauricio Venegas, Sandie Lavelle, Vladimir Vega
Plot:  This Ken Loach docu-drama relates the story of a British woman's fight with Social Services over the care of her children. Maggie has a history of bouncing from one abusive relationship to ...
Writer:  Rona Munro
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Looks and Smiles | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Looks and Smiles  104 min,  [Drama]  [Ken Loach]  [20 Jan 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Carolyn Nicholson, Graham Green, Roy Haywood, Tony Pitts
Plot:  Thatcherism and the Irish troubles provide the backdrop for this study of Mick, a well-meaning youth in Sheffield, who has, unlike Dickens' Pip, no expectations. Mick lives with his parents...
Writer:  Barry Hines (script)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Gamekeeper | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Gamekeeper  84 min,  [Drama]  [Ken Loach]  [20 Sep 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Andrew Grubb, Peter Steels, Phil Askham, Rita May
Plot:  A simple tale of a year in the life of a Gamekeeper. From the troubles involved in rearing the pheasants and dealing with predators (poachers and foxes). The gamekeeper shows us all the ...
Writer:  Barry Hines (novel), Ken Loach
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Poor Cow | Movie Details for Director Ken Loach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Poor Cow  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Ken Loach]  [31 Jan 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Carol White, John Bindon, Kate Williams, Queenie Watts, Terence Stamp
Plot:  A young woman lives a life filled with bad choices. She marries and has a child with an abusive thief at a young age who quickly ends up in prison. Left alone she takes up with his mate (...
Writer:  Nell Dunn (screenplay), Ken Loach (screenplay), Nell Dunn (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB

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