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Summary 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 cod...

Directed By: Ken Loach

Written By: Paul Laverty

I, Daniel Blake
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 31 Critic Reviews
78
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 97 User Ratings
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Summary 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 cod...

Directed By: Ken Loach

Written By: Paul Laverty

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Generally Favorable Based on 31 Critic Reviews
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0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 31 Critic Reviews
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94% Positive
29 Reviews
6% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 97 User Ratings
7.9
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14% Mixed
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4% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 97 User Ratings
7.9
81% Positive
79 Ratings
14% Mixed
14 Ratings
4% Negative
4 Ratings

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Production Company Sixteen Films, Why Not Productions, Wild Bunch, British Film Institute (BFI), BBC Film, Les Films du Fleuve, France 2 Cinéma, Canal+, France Télévisions, Le Pacte, Cinéart, Ciné+, VOO, BeTV
Release Date Dec 23, 2016
Duration 1 h 40 m
Rating R
Genres
Tagline Intensely Moving and Utterly Heartbreaking!
British Independent Film Awards
• 2 Wins & 7 Nominations
Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards
• 3 Wins & 5 Nominations
BAFTA Awards
• 1 Win & 5 Nominations