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by Ken Loach


The script follows a 50 something carpenter who needs state welfare after falling ill. He comes across 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.

international title: I, Daniel Blake
original title: I, Daniel Blake
country: United Kingdom, France, Belgium
sales agent: Wild Bunch International
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Ken Loach
film run: 100'
release date: FR 26/10/2016, DE 24/11/2016
screenplay: Paul Laverty
cast: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Micky McGregor
cinematography by: Robbie Ryan
film editing: Jonathan Morris
art director: Linda Wilson
costumes designer: Joanne Slater
music: George Fenton
producer: Rebecca O'Brien
production: Sixteen Films, Why Not Productions, Wild Bunch Production, France 2 Cinéma, Les Films du Fleuve
backing: British Film Institute, BBC Films, Canal+, Ciné+, VOO and Be tv
distributor: Le Pacte, eOne entertainmentOne, Filmcoopi, Cinéart, CINEMA, Prokino Filmverleih Gmbh

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