Ken Loach film wins at Cannes festival

This video is called I, Daniel Blake. Festival Teaser Trailer (2016, UK) by Ken Loach.

From Reuters news agency today:

May 22. “I, Daniel Blake” by British director Ken Loach won the Palme d’Or for Best Picture at the 69th Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.

Loach had already won the highest distinction in 2006 for “The Wind That Shakes the Barley“.

From the BBC today:

“I, Daniel Blake” focuses on an elderly British carpenter who forms a friendship with a young single mother as they both struggle with an implacable and unfeeling bureaucracy that makes life harder for the lower classes.

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