DVD
English

Riff-Raff

Ken Loach (director)
Title
Riff-Raff
Director
Ken Loach
Language
English
Publisher
[Hilversum]: A-Film, 2005
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1990
Playing time
ca. 95 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans
EAN
8716777052372
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Availability in Flemish libraries

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About Ken Loach

Kenneth Charles Loach (born 17 June 1936) is an English filmmaker. His socially critical directing style and socialist ideals are evident in his film treatment of social issues such as poverty (Poor Cow, 1967), homelessness (Cathy Come Home, 1966), and labour rights (Riff-Raff, 1991, and The Navigators, 2001).

Loach's film Kes (1969) was voted the seventh greatest British film of the 20th century in a poll by the British Film Institute. Two of his films, The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006) and I, Daniel Blake (2016), received the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, making him one of only nine filmmakers to win the award twice.

Early life

Kenneth Charles Loach was born on 17 June 1936 in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, the son of Vivien (née Hamlin) and John Loach. He attended King Edward VI Grammar School and at the age of 19 went to serve in th…Read more on Wikipedia