Winner of the 2017 BAFTA for Outstanding British Film.
Ken Loach marks his 50 years as a filmmaker and his second Palme d’Or win with this impassioned and heartfelt drama about day-to-day life in austerity Britain.
Daniel Blake is a 50-something carpenter who needs state welfare after falling ill. He crosses paths with a single mother whose circumstances also compel her to seek the refuge of the welfare state; only, negotiating the red tape proves to be a challenge.
★★★★★ "A battlecry for the dispossessed" - Mark Kermode, The Observer