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I, Daniel Blake

Synopsis
Daniel Blake (59) has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she does not know, some 300 miles away. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of ‘striver and skiver’ in modern-day Britain. 

Producer Rebecca O’Brien
Production Company Sixteen Films
Most important cast Dave Johns / Hayley Squires / Briana Shann
Language English with English Subtitles

Director: Ken Loach

Filmography
2016 I, Daniel Blake / 2014 Jimmy’s Hall / 2013 The Spirit of ‘45 / 2012 The Angels’ Share / 2011 Route Irish / 2009 Looking for Eric / 2007 It's a Free World / 2006 The Wind That Shakes the Barley / 2004 Ae Fond Kiss / 2002 Sweet Sixteen / 2001 The Navigators / 2000 Bread and Roses / 1998 My Name Is Joe / 1996 Carla's Song / 1995 Land and Freedom / 1994 Ladybird, Ladybird / 1993 Raining Stones / 1991 Riff-Raff / 1990 Hidden Agenda / 1986 Fatherland / 1981 Looks and Smiles / 1979 Black Jack / 1971 Family Life / 1969 Kes / 1967 Poor Cow