I, Daniel Blake Trailer (2016)


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Description: Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make. Gruff but goodhearted, Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) is a man out of time: a widowed woodworker who’s never owned a computer, he lives according to his own common sense moral code. But after a heart attack leaves him unable to work and the state welfare system fails him, the stubbornly self-reliant Daniel must stand up and fight for his dignity, leading a one-man crusade for compassion that will transform the lives of a struggling single mother (Hayley Squires) and her two children. Graced with humor and heart, I, Daniel Blake is a moving, much-needed reminder of the power of empathy from one of the world’s greatest living filmmakers. He crosses paths with a single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to escape a one roomed homeless hostel in London is to accept a flat some 300 miles away. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy now played out against the rhetoric of ‘striver and skiver’ in modern day Britain.

Release Date: 12/23/2016

Genre: Drama

Studio: Sundance Selects

Offical Website: http://www.ifcfilms.com

Rating: Movie Rating


Release Dates:

Country Release Type Date
United States Theatrical Wide Release 12/23/2016
United Kingdom Theatrical Wide Release 10/21/2016
Spain Theatrical Wide Release 10/28/2016
Sweden Theatrical Wide Release 12/9/2016
Netherlands Theatrical Wide Release 11/24/2016
Germany Theatrical Wide Release 11/24/2016


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