The highly anticipated new film from Ken Loach, direct from Cannes and the Melbourne Film festival.
Notching up more than five decades behind the camera Ken Loach remains as empathetic and angry as ever in this scorching, heartbreaking rebuke of today’s oppressive working conditions, which comes direct from this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
Proud of his work ethic, Ricky takes a freelance courier job not only to make ends meet, or to pay off the debt that he’s been struggling with since the 2008 financial crash, but to provide a better future for his aged-carer wife and their two teenage children. But happiness, prosperity and navigating the gig economy rarely go hand in hand, especially for everyday workers.
“Another passionate bulletin from the heart of modern Britain, the land of zero-hours vassalage and service-economy serfdom – a film in the tradition of Loach’s previous work and reaching back to Vittorio De Sica’s Bicycle Thieves.” – The Guardian
★★★★★ “It’s fierce, open and angry, un-ironised and unadorned, about a vital contemporary issue.” – The Guardian